Journals Higher Education

$120.00

Hardcover

Published: 01 June 2019

232 Pages | 1 graphs, 1 chart

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526114068


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The gentleman's mistress

Illegitimate relationships and children, 1450-1640

First Edition

Tim Thornton and Katharine Carlton

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Provides a comprehensive account of the cultures of mistress-keeping and bastard-bearing among the gentry and nobility in the north of England during the early modern period
  • Makes an innovative contribution to the study of the impact of the Reformation on society and culture in the north of England
  • Provides new insights into changing attitudes to marriage and gender amongst the elite during the early modern period
  • Sheds new light on processes of state-formation and centralisation as they affected the gentry and nobility in their most intimate relationships during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries
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