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Medical Knowledge and the Early Modern English Coroner's Inquest
It is revealed that evidence from autopsies was introduced at inquests at a much earlier date than previously supposed and that coroners' juries regularly considered medical evidence when rendering their verdicts and they investigated suicides and accidental deaths as diligently as homicides.
The hazards of daily life: an historical perspective on adult unintentional injuries
- MedicineJournal of Epidemiology & Community Health
Unintentional injuries are a major public health problem. This paper analyses coroners’ inquests from Sussex, England, for the period 1485–1688 to consider the circumstances surrounding adult…