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To content and pay : women's economic roles in Edinburgh, Haddington and Linlithgow, 1560-1640

@inproceedings{Spence2010ToCA,
  title={To content and pay : women's economic roles in Edinburgh, Haddington and Linlithgow, 1560-1640},
  author={C. Spence},
  year={2010}
}
  • C. Spence
  • Published 2010
  • Engineering
  • Networks of debt and credit formed a cornerstone of the early modern economy. Nearly all members of society participated in these networks, including women. In northwestern Europe, the resulting debt litigation, and what this can tell us about women's economic roles within and outwith the home, has been well documented and discussed by a number of historians. Yet similar roles played by women in Scotland have received far less attention, particularly for much of the period between 1560 and 1700… CONTINUE READING
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