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Essex girls

Author: Karen Bowman
Publisher: Stroud : Amberley, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Queen, temptress, martyr, witch -- the Essex Girl has left her mark on history. For centuries, society allocated women a role of service and obedience; an invisible woman, circumscribed by home and family, was a righteous woman. But not the Essex Girl. She has been the most powerful of landowners, the most loyal of wives, the most devout and the most debauched of nuns. Courageous and spirited, she has fought for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Bowman
ISBN: 9781445606927 1445606925
OCLC Number: 809123841
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Karen Bowman.

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The scandalous history of the women of Essex.  Read more...

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From strumpets to plucky pioneers... Karen's book brings to life a breed of women'. * ESSEX ECHO *

 
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