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The Resource The case of Mistress Mary Hampson : her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England, Jessica L. Malay

The case of Mistress Mary Hampson : her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England, Jessica L. Malay

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The case of Mistress Mary Hampson : her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England
Title
The case of Mistress Mary Hampson
Title remainder
her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England
Statement of responsibility
Jessica L. Malay
Creator
Contributor
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The centerpiece of The Case of Mistress Mary Hampson is the autobiographical narrative of a 17th-century woman in an abusive and violent marriage. Composed at a time when marital disharmony was in vogue with readers and publishers, it stands out from comparable works, usually single broadsheets. In her own words, Mary recounts various dramatic and stressful episodes from her decades-long marriage to Robert Hampson and her strategies for dealing with it. The harrowing tale contains scenes of physical abuse, mob violence, abandonment, flight, and destitution. It also shows moments of
Biography type
individual biography
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Malay, Jessica L.,
Dewey number
  • 942.06092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1639-1698
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Hampson, Mary
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  • Hampson, Mary
  • Abused wives
  • Wife abuse
  • Marriage
Label
The case of Mistress Mary Hampson : her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England, Jessica L. Malay
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction : early modern marriage and the case of Mrs. Mary Hampson -- A plain and compendious relation of the case of Mrs. Mary Hampson (London, 1684) -- The Hampson marriage : competing stories -- Afterlife of a marriage : accusations and recriminations -- The widow Hampson and her daughters -- Conclusions -- Appendix : letters from Mary Hampson to William Trumbull (1680-1681)
Control code
ocn873987670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790604
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
YBP11616112
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)873987670
Label
The case of Mistress Mary Hampson : her story of marital abuse and defiance in seventeenth-century England, Jessica L. Malay
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction : early modern marriage and the case of Mrs. Mary Hampson -- A plain and compendious relation of the case of Mrs. Mary Hampson (London, 1684) -- The Hampson marriage : competing stories -- Afterlife of a marriage : accusations and recriminations -- The widow Hampson and her daughters -- Conclusions -- Appendix : letters from Mary Hampson to William Trumbull (1680-1681)
Control code
ocn873987670
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804790604
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other control number
YBP11616112
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)873987670

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