Naval Courts Martial, 1793-1815

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John D. Byrn
Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2009 - History - 786 pages
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This collection of naval court martial transcripts and related documents from the time of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars contributes not only to our understanding of military jurisprudence in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries but also to our knowledge of Georgian and Regency criminal law in general.These transcripts are presented in their entirety and offer a unique window to the social conditions and behaviour aboard the King's ships at the time.
 

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Contents

Procedure
1
Social Crimes
147
Naval Crimes
347
Multiple Offences
559
Documents and Sources
753
Index
761
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

John Byrn works for a public library in South Florida. He holds a doctorate from Louisiana State University, and degrees from the University of Connecticut, Florida State University and a Stetson University.