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Crime and Punishment in the England of Shakespeare and Milton, 1570-1640

John W. Weatherford
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2001.
Language
English
ISBN
0786409630 (softcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • I. Issues of Crime and the Time 9
  • II. Removing Obstacles to Wealth 16
  • Deadline (1595) 17
  • A Fresh Start (1591) 17
  • One Way Out (1598) 19
  • Jeopardies (1603-1621) 21
  • Mediator (1605) 26
  • "Oblivion Was Their Motto" (1620) 29
  • Dangerous Real Estate (1624) 32
  • III. Murdering Children for Their Own Good 39
  • Born Free (1605) 39
  • Save the Children (1616) 46
  • Rescuing Spring (1621) 47
  • Last Picnic (1637) 51
  • IV. Murdering to Resolve Triangles 54
  • Parental Muddle (1591) 55
  • Magnetism of a City Wife (1573) 57
  • Endgame (1582-1604) 61
  • Horning the Parson (1609) 62
  • Collector from Hell (1641) 67
  • A Note on Ratsbane 68
  • Chattel Fights Back (1635) 70
  • Oatcakes for All (1604) 71
  • V. Robbery on Land 74
  • Home Fires Burning (1608) 74
  • Maid in the Garden (1612) 78
  • King's Chapel (1612) 79
  • Tom and Bess (1635) 79
  • Picaresque Characters 82
  • Picaresques: You Know the Way (1609) 82
  • Picaresques: Ratsey (1605) 84
  • Picaresques: Courtney (1612) 88
  • VI. Robbery at Sea 91
  • Pirates at Work (1608) 91
  • Captain Harris 91
  • Captain Jennings 94
  • Captain Longcastle 100
  • Captain Downes 101
  • Down to Wapping (1609) 103
  • VII. Fraud and Blackmail 106
  • Chancery (1616) 106
  • Worldly Possessions (1599) 107
  • Freed from the Iron Gate (1608) 109
  • Proud Rascal (1623) 112
  • VIII. From Sex to Disaster 115
  • Wish List of Youth (1643) 115
  • Mad Squire (1605) 116
  • Instead of Abortion (1614) 119
  • In the Warmth of the Kilns (1614) 121
  • "The Seed of a Varlet" (1631) 122
  • Downfall in Dublin (1640) 132
  • Vicar Is Showing Off Again (1641) 133
  • IX. Corruption 135
  • Handsome Duke (1592-1628) 135
  • Spirits of the August (1626) 136
  • Allegations of a Scot (1628) 139
  • Curing Doctor Lambe (1607-1628) 144
  • X. Shades and Witches 152
  • Witches of Northamptonshire (1612) 154
  • Whisked Out of Pinner (1592) 155
  • Mother Sutton's Dip (1613) 156
  • Devil Wags His Tail (1621) 160
  • Lads Will Be Lads (1643) 163
  • XI. From Religion to Disaster 165
  • Catholics versus Protestants 165
  • Doctrine at the Half Moon (1607) 165
  • A Happy Conversion (1618) 166
  • Newgate Protestants on Strike (1642) 167
  • Protestants versus Protestants 168
  • How Windows Lie (1631) 168
  • Not Conforming (1634) 169
  • Schism on the Ladder (1609) 176
  • An Anabaptist Drunk (1643) 177
  • Threads 178
  • Justice 183
  • Coarsening 186
  • Evidence 187
  • Appendix A Shakespeare's Purse 191
  • Appendix B "Appeal" by Next of Kin 193.
Description
viii, 216 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-212) and index.
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