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by Frances Baldwin

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Published in [Baltimore] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sumptuary laws -- Great Britain

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    Pagination3 p.l., ii-iii, 355 numb.l., 1 l.,
    Number of Pages355
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22894730M

      32 I have found perhaps twenty examples of legislation concerning these gender, religious, and social distinctions. Madeline Zilfi seems to have found others; see her “Stories from the Mahalle: Urban Encounters in Eighteenth Century Istanbul” (unpublished paper, 1 March ), presented to the 12–25 March conference, “Istanbul: The Making of a City,” University of Texas . The purpose of this paper is to explore the nature of sumptuary legislation in sixteenth century England. It argues that the aims of sumptuary legislation were threefold: that legislators sought to maintain the stability of the common weal through social regulation, moral regulation through the moralization of luxury goods, and to regulate England’s economy, by prohibiting foreign trade in.

    Baldwin, Frances, Sumptuary Legislation and Personal Regulation in England. Baltimore, Hunt, Alan, Governance of the Consuming Passions: A History of Sumptuary Law. Far from coming to a fatal demise ushered in by James I's repeal act of , as observed by Sir William Blackstone, 1 sumptuary law – as a legal form of regulating excessive expenditure on luxury products such as inordinately expensive apparel – persistently lingers on in England and elsewhere. 2 Unfortunately, the continuous sumptuary.

      Sumptuary Laws. Thread starter Sun in Splendour; Start date Sep 2, ; Tags laws sumptuary; Home. Forums. History Periods. Postclassical History. Sun in Splendour. Jul Peterborough Sep 2, #1 I am interested in the concept of the Sumptuary Laws. To my understanding these laws were enforced for a number of reasons, to protect.   A court costume of the time of James I. Folger Shakespeare Library. In Shakespeare’s England, those wearing clothes adjudged to be above their station were subject to fines or imprisonment under sumptuary laws, but enforcement was spotty at best and generally limited to .


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15 McCracken., 16 Frances Elizabeth Baldwin, Sumptuary Legislation and Personal Regulation in England (Baltimore. sumptuary laws sŭmp´cho͞oĕ˝rē, regulations based on social, religious, or moral grounds directed against overindulgence of luxury in diet and drink and extravagance in dress and mode of living.

Such laws existed in ancient Greece and Rome, and in Japan they were applied to the peasant and commercial classes until the midth cent. 2Frances E. Baldwin, Sumptuary Legislation and Personal Regulation in England (Baltimore, ), pp. B John M. Vincent, Costume and Conduct in the Laws of Basel, Bern, and Zurich, (Baltimore, ), p.

Sumptuary laws (from Latin sumptuāriae lēgēs) are laws that try to regulate consumption. Black's Law Dictionary defines them as "Laws made for the purpose of restraining luxury or extravagance, particularly against inordinate expenditures for apparel, food, furniture, etc." Historically, they were intended to regulate and reinforce social hierarchies and morals through restrictions on.

2 Frances Elizabeth Baldwin, Sumptuary Law and Personal Regulation in England (Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, ), 9. 3 Alan Hunt, Governance of the Consuming Passions (New York: St. Martin’s Press, ), There are also a number of general texts are available that provide further information on sumptuary laws that are available in the general collection of the Library of Congress: Frances Elizabeth Baldwin, Sumptuary legislation and personal regulation in England, ; and Alan Hunt, Governance of the consuming passions: a history of sumptuary.

¹ 4 On Rhode Island’s absence of sumptuary legislation, see William B. Weeden, Economic and Social History of New England, (), I, p. Weeden provides a summary of the various sumptuary statutes: pp. ¹ 5 Samuel Willard, A Compleat Body of Divinity (New York: Johnson Reprints, [] ), p. This was the.

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This book explores the sumptuary laws that regulated conspicuous consumption in respect to dress, ornaments, and food that were widespread in late medieval and early modern Europe. It argues that sumptuary laws were attempts to stabilize social recognizability in the urban `world of strangers' and in the governance of cities.

Sumptuary Legislation and Personal Regulation in England. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press. Boureau, Alain and Benjamin Semple.

“The Sacrality of One’s Own Body in the Middle Ages.” Yale French Studies. no. Bynum, Caroline Walker. Fragmentation and Redemption Essays on Gender and the Human Body in Medieval Religion. New York.sumptuary laws (sŭmp`cho͞oĕ'rē), regulations based on social, religious, or moral grounds directed against overindulgence of luxury in diet and drink and extravagance in dress and mode of laws existed in ancient Greece and Rome, and in Japan they were applied to the peasant and commercial classes until the midth cent.sumptuary legislation, holding certain behaviour up to shame or ridicule A similar approach to primary sources and methodology will be used here.

The sumptuary legislation, conduct literature and other moralist tracts from the late medieval period reflect generalized concerns.