Thank you so much to Tudor Society member Michelle for inspiring today's Claire Chats video talk on Acts of Attainder, what they were, how they were used and why Mary I reversed some.
Notes and Sources
- "Parliamentary Attainder in the Reign of Henry VIII" by Stanford E. Lehmberg, The Historical Journal, Vol. 18, No. 4 (Dec., 1975), pp. 675-702, Published by: Cambridge University Press, https://www.jstor.org/stable/2638511
- Lingard, John (1840) A History of England, from the First Invasion by the Romans, Fifth Edition, Volume III, Baudry's European Library, Paris.
- "Attainder", Luminarium Encyclopedia, Excerpted from: Encyclopedia Britannica, 11th Ed. Vol II. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1910. 879.
- "Acts of the Parliament of England/Mary I", Wikisource - https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Portal:Acts_of_the_Parliament_of_England/Mary_I
- "Bill of Attainder Definition", Duhaime's Law Dictionary, http://www.duhaime.org/LegalDictionary/B/BillofAttainder.aspx
- Attainder (sometimes "Bill of attainder" or "Act of attainder"), https://tudorhistory.org/glossaries/a/attainder.html