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The English Abigail

Author: Dorothy Margaret Stuart; Macmillan & Co.,; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
Publisher: London : Macmillan & Co. Ltd., Edinburgh : R. & R. Clark, Limited 1946.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not a history of domestic service in England ... [but a] study [of] the English Abigail through six centuries of history and literature."--Foreword.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stuart, Dorothy Margaret.
English Abigail.
London, Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1946
(OCoLC)644861951
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy Margaret Stuart; Macmillan & Co.,; R. & R. Clark (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1285994
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 220 pages, 2 unnumbered pages, 8 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Brief Plantagenet prologue --
Tudor background, Elizabethan stage --
Stuart scene --
Concerning Samuel Pepys, Deb. Willett and some others --
Enter "those golden Augustans" and their Abigails --
Pamela, her brother Joseph, and some of their contemporaries --
The eighteenth-century Abigail in the witness-box and elsewhere --
Regency spectacle --
Below-stairs at 5 Cheyne Row --
Victorian epilogue.
Responsibility: Dorothy Margaret Stuart.

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"Not a history of domestic service in England ... [but a] study [of] the English Abigail through six centuries of history and literature."--Foreword.

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