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Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
Creator
  • Klerman, Daniel (University of Southern California Law School)
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
2001-04-02
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation
  • Social Science Research Council
Language
English
Free Keywords
assault; crime; historical data; homicide; larceny; prosecution; rape; verdicts
Description
  • Abstract

    This dataset includes private prosecutions ("appeals") of homicide, rape, theft, assault, and other crimes from England between the years 1194 and 1294. The dataset includes information about more than 1,200 appeals from 14 English counties. Among the variables are the gender of the appellor, whether the appellor and appellee settled the case, and the jury verdict (if any). The cases are from printed and manuscript sources.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1194 / 1294
    Time period: 1194--1294
Geographic Coverage
  • England
  • Global
Collection Mode
  • The files are Kldat.txt a tab-delimited ASCII text data file, and Klcode.pdf, the codebook, in an Adobe Acrobat PDF file.

    These data are part of ICPSR's Publication-Related Archive and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator if further information is desired.

Availability
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This study is freely available to the general public via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 1238 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Publications
  • Klerman, Daniel. Settlement and the decline of private prosecution in thirteenth-century England. Law and History Review.19, (1), 1-65.2001.
    • ID: http://www.jstor.org/stable/744211 (URL)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Klerman, Daniel (2001): Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01238.v1