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Kungamaktens rollspel - Centralmaktens inverkan på Sveriges medeltidslagar

Björkman, Lina LU (2018) LAGF03 20181
Department of Law
Faculty of Law
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to analyse the connection between law, power and societal change during the middle ages. It seeks to answer how the centralisation of the state in Sweden during the 13th and 14th century influenced contemporary law. Around year 1000 Sweden consisted of several more or less independent regions, each with their own legal system. During the 13th and 14th century the central government grew stronger and Sweden became a unified kingdom. Around 1350 the first law which was used throughout the country came into force. In the regional laws the growing influence of the central government can, among other things, be seen in that all but the oldest one label certain crimes as edsöre. The centralization of power can also... (More)
The purpose of this study is to analyse the connection between law, power and societal change during the middle ages. It seeks to answer how the centralisation of the state in Sweden during the 13th and 14th century influenced contemporary law. Around year 1000 Sweden consisted of several more or less independent regions, each with their own legal system. During the 13th and 14th century the central government grew stronger and Sweden became a unified kingdom. Around 1350 the first law which was used throughout the country came into force. In the regional laws the growing influence of the central government can, among other things, be seen in that all but the oldest one label certain crimes as edsöre. The centralization of power can also be seen in how the election of a king changed over time. The figurehead of the central government was the king whose position became stronger during the period, however with momentary exceptions due to political struggles with the church and nobles. The kings position develops from being that of a military leader to a legislator and a ruler. (Less)
Abstract (Swedish)
Denna kandidatuppsats behandlar sambandet mellan makt, samhälle och rätt i Sverige under 1200- och 1300-talet. Den centrala frågeställningen är på vilka sätt centralmaktens framväxt influerade rätten under perioden. Sverige var kring 1000-talet en närmast federal stat där landskapen var relativt självständiga. Landskapen hade bland annat sina egna lagar, dessa nedtecknades främst under 1200-talet. Under 1200- och 1300-talet växte en allt starkare centralmakt fram. Dess påverkan på rätten kan i landskapslagarna bland annat ses i edsörena och stadfästelsen av svealagarna. Sverige fick sin första riksgemensamma lag 1350. Det tydligaste inflytandet från centralmakten i rätten kan ses i att stadgor och edsöre togs upp i lagarna.... (More)
Denna kandidatuppsats behandlar sambandet mellan makt, samhälle och rätt i Sverige under 1200- och 1300-talet. Den centrala frågeställningen är på vilka sätt centralmaktens framväxt influerade rätten under perioden. Sverige var kring 1000-talet en närmast federal stat där landskapen var relativt självständiga. Landskapen hade bland annat sina egna lagar, dessa nedtecknades främst under 1200-talet. Under 1200- och 1300-talet växte en allt starkare centralmakt fram. Dess påverkan på rätten kan i landskapslagarna bland annat ses i edsörena och stadfästelsen av svealagarna. Sverige fick sin första riksgemensamma lag 1350. Det tydligaste inflytandet från centralmakten i rätten kan ses i att stadgor och edsöre togs upp i lagarna. Centraliseringen kan även ses i hur bestämmelserna om kungaval utformades. Jag anser att man kan se att kungamakten har en starkare ställning i de senare tillkomna lagarna, utvecklingen är dock inte linjär. Kungen går från att främst vara befälhavare till att även få rollen som lagstiftare, samtidigt växer en centraliserad förvaltning fram. Kungamakten försvagades dock tidvis, detta på grund av konkurrensen från stormännen och kyrkan. (Less)
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author
Björkman, Lina LU
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organization
course
LAGF03 20181
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M2 - Bachelor Degree
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rättshistoria: landskapslagarna: MELL
language
Swedish
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8940992
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2018-07-04 18:19:22
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  author       = {Björkman, Lina},
  keyword      = {rättshistoria: landskapslagarna: MELL},
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  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kungamaktens rollspel - Centralmaktens inverkan på Sveriges medeltidslagar},
  year         = {2018},
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