Title

Vengeance and the Law in Eleventh-Century Worms: Burchard and the canon law of feuds

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

2006

Publication Title

Medieval Church Law and the Origins of the Western Legal Tradition: a tribute to Kenneth Pennington

Department

Religion

Abstract

Dedicated to medieval canon law expert Kenneth Pennington, this work discusses the contribution of medieval church law to the origins of the western legal tradition. Subdivided into four topical categories, these essays cover the entire range of the history of medieval canon law from the sixth to the sixteenth century.