Love, Lust, and License in Early Modern England: Illicit Sex and the Nobility

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Ashgate Publishing, Ltd., 2008 - History - 236 pages
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Focusing on cases of extramarital sex, Johanna Rickman investigates fornication, adultery and bastard bearing among the English nobility from about 1560 to 1630. She explores how attitudes towards illicit sex varied greatly throughout the period.
 

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Contents

Illicit Sex at the Court of the Virgin Queen
27
Illicit Sex at the Court of James I
69
Penelope Rich and Charles Blount
111
Mary Wroth and William Herbert
141
Frances Villiers and Robert Howard
173
Conclusion
201
Bibliography
211
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Johanna Rickman in an Assistant Professor of History at Gainesville State College, USA.

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