Renaiss. Q. volume 72, issue 1, P414-415 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rqx.2018.122 View full text
Andrew Fleck

Abstract: John Milton's experience with the law should be appreciated more fully. We tend to think of Milton and the law in scriptural terms, the Mosaic law. We might think of him in terms of conceptions of sovereignty, of England's ancient constitution. But Milton was entangled in the law in his everyday life as well. Some of the life records of Milton come from the various lawsuits and contracts in which he participated. Milton had at least some personal experience of the law, even if he was not a member of the Inns o…

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