Tudor and Stuart Devon

The Common Estate and Government

Edited by Todd Gray with Margery Rowe and Audrey Erskine

Tudor and Stuart Devon

Edited by Todd Gray with Margery Rowe and Audrey Erskine

Distributed for University of Exeter Press

208 pages | 9-1/10 x 6-1/10
Cloth $77.50 ISBN: 9780859893848 Published January 1992 For sale in North and South America, Australia, and New Zealand only
A collection of essays on the theme of Tudor and Stuart Devon. Subjects studied include Katherine Courtney, Countess of Devon; tinworking in four Devon stannaries; the legislative activities of local MPs during the reign of Elizabeth; landed society and the emergence of the country house; North Devon maritime enterprise; English wine imports, with special reference to the Devon ports- fishing and the commercial world of early Stuart Dartmouth; the clergy in Devon, 1641-1661.
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“...these essays offer evidence of the vitality of local and regional history; and that is something for which all those interested in how the past has shaped the present can be deeply grateful.” –Archives

G.E. Aylmer | Journal of the Society of Archivists

“That some of the chapters in this attractive book invite further questions, besides those which they answer, is a tribute to the stimulating character of such an immensely well-deserved presentation.” –G.E. Aylmer, Journal of the Society of Archivists

Sixteenth Century Journal

“..fulfils its twin functions of promoting local history as it celebrates the work of Joyce Youings. ... The volume is a valuable resource for researchers, but it remains the model of a well-produced thematic collection.” –Sixteenth Century Journal

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