Women in Early Modern England, 1550-1720

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Index
Abbott, Archbishop151
Abortion 150-1
actresses 327, 370, 376
Adam 18, 32-3, 132
Adam, Elizabeth242
adolescence 78-9, 96, 110, 200; see also courtship; girls; service
adultery 43, 48, 67, 216
adulthood 124-201
agency, female 13, 109-23, 215-17, 234-5, 435-6
Alban, Ann164
Alderson, Janet326
Aldworth, Mary242
alehouses and taverns 210-12, 292, 295, 335
alewives 292, 335
alimony 142, 144
Alleine, Theodosia324
almanacs 319, 326-7
almshouses 190, 287-8, 290-1
'Alnwick, Mother' 273
Andreadis, Harriette243
Andrewes, Nicholas390
androgyny, see hermaphrodites
Anglicanism 33, 50, 168-9, 310-11, 314, 349, 353-4, 403-4, 418-19, 428
animals, women represented as 48, 61-2, 203, 224, 428
Anne, Queen 15, 39, 125, 161, 192, 233-4, 245-6, 337, 360-1, 363-5, 367, 372, 428, 431
Anne of Denmark (wife of James I) 311, 368
Annesley, Arthur, Lord112
Appleby, Christian279-81
apprenticeship 79, 85-9, 91, 94, 98-9, 238, 278, 328-31; informal 315, 319; parish apprentices 85-8, 200, 263-5; see also service
Apsley: Frances (later Lady Bathurst) 245; Dame Lucy 51
architecture 223
Aristotle18-19, 60, 349
Armada, Spanish 354
army 394, 402, 417; New Model 332, 405, 409-12
art and artists 6-7, 327, 376
Ashley, Sir Francis143
Askew, Ann17
Astell, Mary73, 134-5, 137, 165, 171, 173, 232, 234, 246, 251, 252, 324-5, 348, 426-7, 434
Aston: Catherine, see Catherine Thimelby; Herbert 244
astrologers 326-7
Attaway, Mrs 399, 409, 412
Atwill, Elizabeth52
Aubrey, John199
Austen, Katherine184, 308
authors, female 10, 159, 212, 252, 254, 312, 319, 321-2, 326-7, 411-12, 420-7
Bacon: Lady Ann252; Nathaniel 273; Bacon estate 263, 270, 274
Bagot, Walter144
Baillie, Robert412
baking 265, 303, 305, 329; bakehouse 209, 213
Baldwin, Mary343
ballads 59-60, 82, 109, 116, 121-2, 165, 184, 193, 205, 251, 256, 328; ballad-singers 218, 297
Balme, Catrin98
Bannister: Anne335; Christopher 335; Mary 335
baptism and christening 80, 230, 389, 392, 412; customs at 209, 214, 226, 339
Baptists 181
Barber, Elizabeth97
Barclay, Lady Jane391
Barebones, Praise-God 408
Barker: Anne268; Frances 148; Jane 168-9, 244
Barons, Agnes121
Barrington: Lady Joan180, 312; Sir Thomas 180
Bartlett, Hester290
bastardy, see illegitimacy
Bastwick: John389; Susannah 387
Baxter: Richard270; Sam 240
Beale: Mary6-7, 132, 327; Robert 373
Beaufort, Margaret, countess of Richmond51, 350
Beaumont, Alice227
Beane, Elizabeth324
Becher, Sir William273-4
Beck, Alice334
Becon, Thomas69
Bedfordshire 325; Ampthill 325-6
beggars, begging 189, 220, 260-1, 263-5, 269, 278, 293, 298; see also vagrants
Behn, Aphra11, 244, 249, 326, 424-6; The Fake Count ( 1682) 249
Beier, Lucinda196
Bell: Sarah88; Susannah 137
Ben-Amos, Ilana Krausman100

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgements vii
  • Contents xi
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • Abbreviations xvii
  • Note Concerning Dates and Spellings xviii
  • Glossary of Terms xviii
  • Introduction 1
  • 1 - Contexts 15
  • 2 - Childhood and Adolescence 75
  • 3 - Adult Life 124
  • Conclusions 200
  • 4 - Female Culture 202
  • Conclusions 255
  • 5 - The Makeshift Economy of Poor Women 256
  • Conclusions 298
  • 6 - Occupational Identities and Social Roles 301
  • 7 - Politics 345
  • Conclusions 428
  • Epilogue 431
  • Select Bibliography 437
  • Index 467
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