Women, Crime, and the Courts in Early Modern England / Edition 1

Women, Crime, and the Courts in Early Modern England / Edition 1

by Jenny Kermode
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807845000

ISBN-13: 9780807845004

Pub. Date: 02/01/1995

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Women, Crime, and the Courts in Early Modern England

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807845004
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
02/01/1995
Edition description:
1
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 8.50(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on contributors
Acknowledgements
1Introduction1
2Language, power, and the law: women's slander litigation in early modern London26
3"Scolding women cucked or washed": crisis in gender relations in early modern England?48
4Women, theft and the world of stolen goods81
5Women, witchcraft and the legal process106
6Witchcraft and power in early modern England: the case of Margaret Moore125
7Negotiating for blood money: war widows and the courts in seventeenth-century England146
8Women, custom and equity in the court of requests170
Glossary191
Bibliography193
Subject index213

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