Posted by ElaineL on March 27, 1998 at 20:49:13:
In response to Regency gaols, written by Cheryl on March 27, 1998 at 14:50:24
] I guess I'm too rooted in the 20th century to comprehend it all, but if you have anything that will help me, I'd appreciate it. ;-)
Another concept I read about that's difficult for me to comprehend as a 20th century American is that reportedly the accused was not allowed to speak in his/her own defense. Can't remember when that changed, but think it was late 19th c. Is this treated at all in the account your reading of Leigh Perrot?
- testifying in behalf of yourself. P. Bingham 15:46:46 3/28/98 (4)
- Defendants testifying Linden 20:38:31 3/28/98 (3)
- Relax, Linden! Mrs. Leigh-Perrot DID speak! Laura W 23:19:41 4/22/98 (0)
- That is very irritating isn't it? P. Bingham 20:51:58 3/28/98 (1)
- off the subject just a wee bit... The Elgin adultery trial P. Bingham 13:16:35 3/30/98 (0)
- "Femme couvert"? - someone help me out here! Carolyn B 06:36:35 3/28/98 (1)
- Some legal verbiage... The Mysterious H.C. 12:11:37 3/28/98 (0)
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