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Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650 (2015)
Book Chapter
Capern, A. L. (2015). Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650. In S. Broomhall (Ed.), Authority, Gender and Emotions in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (187-209). London: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137531162_11

Chancery was a court that became infamous for provoking anger, contempt, distrust, and disgust, even loathing and rage, two basic emotions that feature right at the centre of Robert Plutchik’s three-dimensional emotions wheel. Chancery never became w... Read More about Emotions, gender expectations and the social role of Chancery, 1550-1650.

Rumour and reputation in the early modern English family (2015)
Book Chapter
Capern, A. L. (2015). Rumour and reputation in the early modern English family. In C. Walker, & H. Kerr (Eds.), 'Fama' and her sisters: Gossip and rumour in Early Modern Europe (85-113). Brepols. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.EER-EB.4.00081

This article explores the role of rumour, or the hearsay and gossip that circulated in a community, in eroding or maintaining reputations within and across families; it considers the nature of gossip, including the way it carried gender connotations,... Read More about Rumour and reputation in the early modern English family.