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Women, crime and the courts in early modern England

Women, crime and the courts in early modern England

Author: Jennifer Kermode; Garthine Walker
Publisher: London : UCL Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

A study of women's criminal activity and how the English legal system and society perceived them between 1560 and 1750.


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Kermode; Garthine Walker
ISBN: 9780203993675 0203993675 9781857281408 1857281403 1857281411 9781857281415
OCLC Number: 826516738
Description: 1 online resource (x, 225 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Introduction / Garthine Walker and Jenny Kermode --
2. Language, power, and the law : women's slander litigation in early modern London / Laura Gowing --
3. "Scolding women cucked or washed" : a crisis in gender relations in early modern England? / Martin Ingram --
4. Women, theft and the world of stolen goods / Garthine Walker --
5. Women, witchcraft and the legal process / Jim Sharpe --
6. Witchcraft and power in early modern England : the case of Margaret Moore / Malcolm Gaskill --
7. Negotiating for blood money : war widows and the courts in seventeenth-century England / Geoffrey L. Hudson --
8. Women, custom and equity in the court of requests / Tim Stretton.
Responsibility: edited by Jenny Kermode & Garthine Walker.


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