Chapters in this book

  • McDonagh, Briony (2018)
    This chapter explores the relations between women, land, property and the law. The first part of the chapter outlines single, widowed and married women’s legal position as property owners, paying particular attention to ...
  • McDonagh, Briony (2018)
    Women like Jane Ashley, Amabel Hume-Campbell, Anna Maria Agar, Sarah Dawes and Mary Cotterel were all involved in pushing through parliamentary enclosure awards, while Elizabeth Prowse introduced wide-ranging agricultural ...
  • McDonagh, Briony (2018)
    Using material drawn from across eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century England, this chapter charts single, widowed and married women’s contribution to estate management. It explores women’s role in the financial ...