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Women, Agency and the Law, 1300–1700.

By: Kane, Bronach.
Contributor(s): Williamson, Fiona.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.The Body, Gender and Culture: Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto Publishers, 2013Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (227 p.).ISBN: 9781781443798.Subject(s): Feminist jurisprudence | Women -- Legal status, laws, etc | Women''s rightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Agency and the Law, 1300–1700DDC classification: 346.730134 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Your Oratrice; 2. Echoes, Whispers, Ventriloquisms; 3. Women, Memory and Agency in the Medieval English Church Courts; 4. 'Utterly and Untruly He Hath Deceived Me'; 5. 'She Hym Fresshely Folowed and Pursued'; 6. Women and the Hue and Cry in Late Fourteenth-Century Great Yarmouth; 7. Gender and the Control of Sacred in Early Modern England; 8. The Travails of Agnes Beaumont; 9. Parish Politics, Urban Spaces and Women''s Voices in Seventeenth-Century Norwich ; 10. 'With a Sword Drawne in Her Hande'; Appendix; Notes; Index
Summary: Based on close readings of both public and private documents - court records, churchwarden accounts, depositions, diaries, letters and pamphlets - this collection of essays presents the largely untold story of non-elite women and their dealings with the law.
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List of Contributors; List of Abbreviations; Preface; Introduction; 1. Your Oratrice; 2. Echoes, Whispers, Ventriloquisms; 3. Women, Memory and Agency in the Medieval English Church Courts; 4. 'Utterly and Untruly He Hath Deceived Me'; 5. 'She Hym Fresshely Folowed and Pursued'; 6. Women and the Hue and Cry in Late Fourteenth-Century Great Yarmouth; 7. Gender and the Control of Sacred in Early Modern England; 8. The Travails of Agnes Beaumont; 9. Parish Politics, Urban Spaces and Women''s Voices in Seventeenth-Century Norwich ; 10. 'With a Sword Drawne in Her Hande'; Appendix; Notes; Index

Based on close readings of both public and private documents - court records, churchwarden accounts, depositions, diaries, letters and pamphlets - this collection of essays presents the largely untold story of non-elite women and their dealings with the law.

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