Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800

Author(s): 
Crawford, Patricia
ISBN: 
9780199204809
Date published: 
January 2010
Hardback
Price: 
£35.00

The first sustained study of the mothers and fathers of poor children in early modern England, drawing upon a wide range of archival material, including quarter session records, petitions for assistance, applications for places in the London Foundling Hospital, and evidence from criminal trials in London's Old Bailey.