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Creator:
Wrightson, Keith.
Title(s):

Ralph Tailor's summer : a scrivener, his city, and the plague / Keith Wrightson.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2011.
Physical Description:
xiv, 208 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
RC178.G72 N49 2011 (LC)
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [197]-203) and index.
Subject Terms:
City and town life -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Material culture -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Biography.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Social conditions -- 17th century.
Newcastle upon Tyne (England) -- Social life and customs -- 17th century.
Notaries -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- Biography.
Plague -- Social aspects -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- History -- 17th century.
Scriveners (Law) -- England -- Newcastle upon Tyne -- Biography.
Tailor, Ralph.
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  • Prologue
  • Stories of the Plague
  • The "destroying Angell" and "the eye of the North"
  • Wildfire
  • Diligence and care of magistrates
  • Sent for to write
  • Liveing a scrivener in the same towne
  • The dialect of heaven
  • Bequests and legacies
  • The attentive presence of others
  • Houshold stuffe
  • Discords, variances, and suites
  • Ralf Taylor notarie publicke
  • Epilogue.