The beginnings of royal pardon in Scotland

@article{Neville2016TheBO,
  title={The beginnings of royal pardon in Scotland},
  author={Cynthia J. Neville},
  journal={Journal of Medieval History},
  year={2016},
  volume={42},
  pages={559 - 587}
}
  • C. Neville
  • Published 10 August 2016
  • History
  • Journal of Medieval History
ABSTRACT The well attested (and comprehensively studied) animus that informed English attitudes towards the Gaelic-speaking peoples of the British Isles in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries has tended to obscure important developments in the legal landscape of contemporary Scotland. This article argues that soon after 1200, the king of Scots deliberately abandoned as barbaric, obnoxious and unbecoming a Christian prince the practice of mutilating high-status political enemies and ritually… 
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