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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:   Print book : 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: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Kermode; Garthine Walker
ISBN: 1857281411 9781857281415 1857281403 9781857281408
OCLC Number: 185673778
Description: viii, 216 s., [8] plates -s. : table
Contents: Women, witchcraft and the legal process, J.A. Sharpe; the prosecution of defamation - power, sex, language, Laura Gowing; female offenders - prosecuted or persecuted, G.M. Walker; negotiating for blood money - war widows and the courts in 17th-century England, G.L. Hudson; witchcraft and power in early modern England, Malcolm Moore; women and crime in 17th-century Lancashire, Pat Johnson; scolding women cucked or washed - a crisis in gender relations in early modern England, Martin Ingram; connycatching strumpets - women, crime and vagrancy in English writngs, 1552-1640, Gill Spraggs.
Responsibility: edited by Jenny Kermode & Garthine Walker.


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