Benefit of Clergy.

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  • Additional Information
    • Publication Year:
      2009
    • Subject Terms:
    • NAICS/Industry Codes:
      NAICS/Industry Codes 922110 Courts
    • Abstract:
      An encyclopedia entry for "Benefit of Clergy" is presented. It refers to a legal defense in Great Britain during the early times whereby those in Holy Orders were exempted from the jurisdiction of the ordinary courts. In 1705, the law extended the Benefit of Clergy to anyone who can memorize the lines of the first verse of the 51 Psalm. Before 1692, only bona-fide nuns were qualified to use the Benefit of Clergy.
    • ISBN:
      9780233002668
    • Accession Number:
      47814125
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      CYRIAX, O. Benefit of Clergy. Encyclopedia of Crime, [s. l.], p. 32–33, 2009. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125. Acesso em: 27 nov. 2020.
    • AMA:
      CYRIAX O. Benefit of Clergy. Encyclopedia of Crime. February 2009:32-33. Accessed November 27, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125
    • APA:
      CYRIAX, O. (2009). Benefit of Clergy. Encyclopedia of Crime, 32–33.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      CYRIAX, OLIVER. 2009. “Benefit of Clergy.” Encyclopedia of Crime, February, 32–33. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125.
    • Harvard:
      CYRIAX, O. (2009) ‘Benefit of Clergy’, Encyclopedia of Crime, pp. 32–33. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125 (Accessed: 27 November 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      CYRIAX, O 2009, ‘Benefit of Clergy’, Encyclopedia of Crime, pp. 32–33, viewed 27 November 2020, .
    • MLA:
      CYRIAX, OLIVER. “Benefit of Clergy.” Encyclopedia of Crime, Feb. 2009, pp. 32–33. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      CYRIAX, OLIVER. “Benefit of Clergy.” Encyclopedia of Crime, February 2009, 32–33. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      CYRIAX O. Benefit of Clergy. Encyclopedia of Crime [Internet]. 2009 Feb [cited 2020 Nov 27];32–3. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edo&AN=47814125