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Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294 (ICPSR 1238) RSS

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Summary:

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.

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  • These data are flagged as replication datasets and are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigator(s) if further information is desired.

  • These data are freely available.

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Citation

Klerman, Daniel. Private Prosecutions of Crime in England, 1194-1294. ICPSR01238-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001-04-02. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR01238.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation
  • Social Science Research Council

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   assault, crime, historical data, homicide, larceny, prosecution, rape, verdicts

Geographic Coverage:   England, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1194--1294

Data Collection Notes:

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.

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