Notes for 11-17-2020

Blood Feuds vs. The Rule of Law

I am in the middle of a research project on the Magna Carta. I am currently writing on King Alfred’s development of written law in England in the late 800s. Alfred was a transformational figure. Society was very chaotic due to both invading Vikings as well as blood feuds between warring tribes. Alfred was trying to impose due process on his society to e…

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