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Author Wrightson, Keith.

Title Ralph Tailor's summer : a scrivener, his city, and the plague / Keith Wrightson.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    942.876 WRI    Available
Description xiv, 208 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [162]-205) and index.
Contents Prologue -- Stories of the Plague -- The "destroying Angell" and "the eye of the North" -- Wildfire -- Diligence and care of magistrates -- Sent for to write -- Liveing a scrivener in the same towne -- The dialect of heaven -- Bequests and legacies -- The attentive presence of others -- Houshold stuffe -- Discords, variances, and suites -- Ralf Taylor notarie publicke -- Epilogue.
Subject Tailor, Ralph.
Plague -- Social aspects -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Scriveners (Law) -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- Biography.
Notaries -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- Biography.
City and town life -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Material culture -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Biography.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
ISBN 9780300174472 (cloth : alk. paper)
0300174470 (cloth : alk. paper)
0978300174472 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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