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Never-married women and credit in early modern England (2018)
Book Chapter
Spicksley, J. M. (2018). Never-married women and credit in early modern England. In Women and credit in pre-industrial Europe, 227-252. Brepols Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1484/m.eer-eb.5.115755

This article begins with a discussion of the credit activities of women in early modern England in general, before moving to look more specifically at those of never-married women, through examination of a sample of 323 never-married women's probate... Read More

Contested enslavement: the Portuguese in Angola and the problem of debt, c. 1600–1800 (2015)
Journal Article
Spicksley, J. (2015). Contested enslavement: the Portuguese in Angola and the problem of debt, c. 1600–1800. Itinerario, 39(2), 247-275. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0165115315000467

The Portuguese were keen slave traders on the west central coast of Africa in the early modern period, but governors in Angola appear to have been increasingly unhappy about certain aspects of enslavement in relation to debt, and in particular that o... Read More