IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 714: Law and Authority in Later Medieval England

Tuesday 15 July 2003, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Organiser:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Moderator/Chair:W. Mark Ormrod, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Paper 714-aThe King's Mercy: Perceptions of Pardoning in the Late Medieval English Legal System
(Language: English)
Helen Lacey, Centre for Medieval Studies, University of York
Index terms: Administration, Law, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 714-bRuling 'Virtually': Law and the Power of Image in Later Medieval England
(Language: English)
Anthony Musson, School of Law, University of Exeter
Index terms: Administration, Law, Politics and Diplomacy, Social History
Paper 714-cRoyal Mausolea in Later Medieval England
(Language: English)
David M. Palliser, School of History, University of Leeds
Abstract

Central to any conference on Power and Authority is the theme of law: this session will examine the ways in which law exemplified and tested the powers both of rulers and of lawyers in late medieval England.