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Parliament in Context, 1235–1707$
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Keith Brown and Alan MacDonald

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780748614868

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748614868.001.0001

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The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control

The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control

(p.186) Chapter 7 The Law of the Person: Parliament and Social Control
Parliament in Context, 1235–1707

Alastair J. Mann

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter discusses the important role played by parliament in the regulation of people's lives. It demonstrates the extent to which the crown and estates sought to provide numerous frameworks within which a remarkably broad range of everyday activities was covered, including education, marriage, and even leisure.

Keywords:   daily life, crown, estates, education, marriage, leisure

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