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A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the ... - Page 373
by Luke Owen Pike - 1873
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Chaucer memorial lectures, 1900

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - Literary Criticism - 1900 - 171 pages
...behalf of his sister, saying that " She was never in so great sorrow as she is now-a-days; for she has, since Easter, the most part been beaten once in the week or Jbwice, and sometimes twice a day ; and her head broken in two or three places." This marriage, as...
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Paston letters 1422-1509, Volume 4

James Gairdner - 1901
...visitor, and was suspicious even of her intercourse with the servants of her own house. 'And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice in one day, and her head broken in two or three places.'8 Such was the rough domestic discipline...
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The Paston letters, A.D. 1422-1509: New complete library ed, Volume 1

James Gairdner - Great Britain - 1904
...visitor, and was suspicious even of her intercourse with the servants of her own house. ' And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice in one day, and her head broken in two or three places.' 2 Such was the rough domestic discipline...
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The Antiquary, Volume 40

Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson - Archaeology - 1904
...servants of her mother, but that she beareth her on hand* otherwise than she meaneth. And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice and her head broken in two or three different places."! Such treatment was too much even for a girl of...
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The Prelude to the Reformation: A Study of English Church Life from the Age ...

Richard Staines Arrowsmith - England - 1923 - 226 pages
...her an hand otherwise than she meaneth ("-but her action is liable to misconstruction). And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice in one day, and her head broken in two or three places."1 Little wonder that such women, if they...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 10

Nineteenth century - 1881
...servants of her mother's, but that she beareth her an hand otherwise than she meaneth ; and she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice on a day, and her head broken in two or three places. Wherefore, cousin, she hath sent to me...
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The Premodern Teenager: Youth in Society, 1150-1650

Konrad Eisenbichler, Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.). Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies - Social Science - 2002 - 349 pages
...she beareth her on hands otherwise than she meaneth. [ie unless she deceives her mother] And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice on a day, and her head broken in two or three places.26 We are fortunate to have access to some...
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Child Welfare: Historical perspectives

Nick Frost - Child abuse - 2005 - 440 pages
...may not speak with no man, whosoever come . . . nor with servants of her mother's . . . and she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice and sometimes twice on a day, and her head broken in two or three places . . ,'25 Over a century later, young girls...
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Medival Panorama

George Gordon Coulton - Civilization, Medieval - 1945 - 801 pages
...daughters married as soon as possible, seeing that the old lady is commonly at war with the girl, who "hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice on one day, and her head broken [ie llooddrawri\ in two or three places."18 I favc we not here...
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Life in the Middle Ages

Jay Williams - England - 1967 - 160 pages
...her mother's, but that she [the mother] beareth her on hand otherwise than she meaneth. And she hath since Easter the most part been beaten once in the week or twice, and sometimes twice on one day, and her head broken in two or three places. Wherefore, cousin, she hath sent to me...
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