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Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery (2019)
Journal Article
Capern, A. (2019). Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery. Journal of British Studies, 58(4), 701-716. https://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2019.91

This article is a case study of female litigants acting in the capacity of mother in the English equity court of Chancery between 1550 and 1700. It starts by asking how prevalent mothers were as plaintiffs and defendants in Chancery, though the burde... Read More about Maternity and justice in the Early Modern English Court of Chancery.