Probate inventories of French immigrants in early modern London

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  • Creator [edited by] Greig Parker
  • Format Books
  • Publication Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pubulishing Company, [2014]
  • Physical Details
    • 334 pages : illustrations, map; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9781472420855, 1472420853, 9781472420862, 9781472420879
  • OCLC ocn866617444

Summary

  • Probate inventories provide an unparalleled glimpse into the lives of the inhabitants of early modern England, as well as the rich diversity and value of domestic material culture. Further, they enable scholars to reconstruct the social and business networks that are crucial for understanding the period. By offering an introduction to - and transcriptions of - probate inventories, this book provides a new resource for those interested in the early modern household, material culture studies, and the domestic lives of the Huguenot refugees.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 307-317) and index.