|About the Workshop
||Constables, Coroners, and Courts:
Fighting Crime in Regency England
Instructor: Nancy Mayer
Active Class Dates: 02/01/21 – 02/28/21
Cost: RFW-TBM Members: $25 USD — Non-Members: $30 USD
Registration closes on February 5th, 2021
Is the course image heavy:
No, there may be a few images, but they are not essential to the course.
happened when one was the victim of a crime? Who was responsible for each stage
of an investigation, what were the procedures of the day, and what were the
different police organizations and jurisdictions? Who would you summon for a
murder, a suicide, or a suspicious death? In which court would you prosecute
crimes, name a guardian, or sue a man for criminal conversion, and what did
court proceedings look like? The course will also include a discussion of the
legal procedures surrounding suicide, corruption of blood, and attainder, and
participant questions are welcome.
Nancy Mayer has been researching the Regency for
decades. She is a long-time member of The Beau Monde, and a recipient of the Lady of the Realm Award.