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A History of the Fleet Prison, London: The Anatomy of the Fleet - Studies in British History S. v. 42 (Hardback)
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A History of the Fleet Prison, London: The Anatomy of the Fleet - Studies in British History S. v. 42 (Hardback)

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Hardback 372 Pages / Published: 31/05/1996
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The Fleet prison is noteworthy for being one of the oldest of the English prisons, and one mentioned frequently in literature. This text explores the actual workings of the privately-owned debtors' prison, examining its earliest history from medieval times including: the celebrated inquiry into the administration of the prison during the 1610's; the misuse of authority by the warders in the 1680's onward; the infamous Parliamentary inquiry in 1729, based on the parliamentary reports and trial papers; and the closing of the hospital by parliamentary legislation in 1842.

Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
ISBN: 9780773487628
Number of pages: 372
Weight: 717 g
Dimensions: 240 x 165 x 27 mm

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