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Disorderly Conduct

AZYaateeh Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 11:03 AM
Actually, in a fiefdom, forget "disorderly conduct", if someone insulted a freeman he had the right to challenge them to a fight on the spot. Don't go fathering the follies and abuses born in the "Enlightenment" onto the feudal era, nobody then could've gotten away with this kind of nonsense, at least not without losing a lot of blood.
AZYaateeh Wrote: Apr 26, 2013 11:08 AM
Legend has it the Wat Tyler rebellion, which very nearly toppled the Plantagenets, started over a farmer's wife being strip-searched. So...again, your precious "Classical" and "Enlightenment" principles allow this kind of thing, feudal societies never got away with them.

Most of the Bill of Rights, though expressed in Classicist terms, were actually just medieval Common Law rights—those enjoyed by all freemen in the era of "fiefdoms".

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