The Material Culture of the Tradesmen of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1545-1642: The Durham Probate Record Evidence
This book examines the material culture of middling tradesmen living in Newcastle upon Tyne between 1545 and 1642. The analysis is based on wills and inventories selected from the Durham Probate Records pertaining to Newcastle residents. The book has three major themes; people, property and objects, and covers subjects including inheritance practices, built environment and social demography, patterns of consumption, production and investment, and patterns and structures of social space within the home.
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