Women’s Lives

Hoby, Lady Margaret The private life of an Elizabethan lady. The diary of Lady Margaret Hoby 1599-1605 (Ed. Joanna Moody) Stroud : Sutton Publishing, 1998.

Sharp, Jane The midwives book or the whole art of midwifery discovered 1671 (Ed. Elaine Hobby) Oxford : OUP, 1999.

Beer, Anna My just desire : the life of Bess Ralegh, wife to Sir Walter New York : Ballantine Books, 2003

Betcherman, Lita-Rose Court Lady and country wife. Two noble sisters in seventeenth-century England New York : William Morrow 2005.

Camden, Caroll The Elizabethan woman Marmoneck, NewYork : P. P. Appel, 1975.

Eales, Jacqueline Women in early modern England UCL Press, 1998

Erickson, Amy Women and property in Early Modern England Routledge, 1993

Freedman, Sylvia Poor Penelope : Lady Penelope Rich, an Elizabethan woman Abbostbrook : Kensal Press, c1983.

Goldberg, P. J. P. (ed.) Women In England c.1275-1525  Manchester : Manchester University Press, 1995.

Hogrefe, Pearl Tudor women : Commoners and queens Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1975.

Hubbard, Kate A material girl : Bess of Hardwick, 1527-1608 London : Short, 2001.

Lovell, Mary S Bess of Hardwick. First Lady of Chatsworth 1527-1608 London : Abacus, 2005.

Pollock, Linda With faith and physic. The life of a Tudor gentlewoman Lady Grace Mildmay 1552-1620 London : Collins & Brown, 1993.

Prior, Mary (ed.) Women in English society, 1500-1800 London ; New York : Methuen, 1985.

Wall, Alison D. (ed.) Two Elizabethan women : correspondence of Joan and Maria Thynne, 1575-1611 Devizes : Wiltshire Record Society, 1983.

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