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When Death Do Us Part: Understanding and Interpreting the Probate Records of Early-Modern England

In 1960 I published an article on the leather industry using the probate inventories of 55 leather workers. I am reminded of this piece of almost forgotten biography by a contributor to this volume. I remember only two things about the article. First, I was inordinately proud of my first venture into academic print (noContinue reading “When Death Do Us Part: Understanding and Interpreting the Probate Records of Early-Modern England”