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Women's Work in Rural England 1500-1700

Speakers: Jane Whittle, Mark Hailwood, Imogene Dudley

A Centre for Early Modern Studies seminar
Date7 March 2018
PlaceStreatham Court Old B

‘Women’s Work in Rural England, 1500-1700: A New Methodological Approach’ is a research project funded by the Leverhulme Trust and based at the University of Exeter. The project started in January 2015 and will run until the summer of 2018. The research team are investigating women’s work activities in early modern England using incidental evidence from church court depositions, quarter sessions examinations, and coroners’ rolls. The focus is on the South West of England, and the team are using records relating to Cornwall, Devon, Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire. In this seminar the project team will report on their findings.

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