When Death Do Us Part: Understanding and Interpreting the Probate Records of Early Modern England

When Death Do Us Part: Understanding and Interpreting the Probate Records of Early Modern England

by Tom Arkell, Nigel Goose
     
 

The 17 essays contained in this volume provide insight into the probate records of early modern England, focusing on three principal sources: wills, inventories, and accounts. With an emphasis on method, approach, and interpretation—demonstrated through both general discussions and a range of case studies—this reference is ideal for a

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The 17 essays contained in this volume provide insight into the probate records of early modern England, focusing on three principal sources: wills, inventories, and accounts. With an emphasis on method, approach, and interpretation—demonstrated through both general discussions and a range of case studies—this reference is ideal for a wide audience, including academics and students as well as local and family historians enagaged in the investigation of communities in England.

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"[An] important contribution to English probate studies...will be of great use to all who use probate records for research."  —David M. Smith, The Local Historian

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ISBN-13:
9780904920420
Publisher:
University of Hertfordshire Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.12(d)

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