[Milton-L] Treason law

Peter C. Herman herman2 at mail.sdsu.edu
Wed Jun 25 14:18:30 EDT 2008


My thanks to Professor Baron for supplying the necessary details.

Peter C. Herman

At 10:56 AM 6/25/2008, you wrote:
>The law regarding treason was updated for the first time in centuries
>under Henry VIII at the urging of Thomas Cromwell.  It made imagining
>and compassing the death of the king treason.  So, just thinking
>about killing the king was treason.  This law and its elasticity, so
>to speak, were used to bring down Sir Thomas More, Anne Boleyn, and
>even Cromwell himself.
>
>Sabrina Baron
>University of Maryland
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