Treason by words : literature, law, and rebellion in Shakespeare's England / Rebecca Lemon.
"Under the Tudor monarchy, English law expanded to include the category of "treason by words." Rebecca Lemon investigates this remarkable phrase both as a legal charge and as a cultural event. English citizens, she shows, expressed competing notions of treason in opposition to the gro...
Ithaca, N.Y. :
Cornell University Press,
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