The Early Modern Commons

Women's Work in Rural England, 1500-1700

Recent Posts

Workers of the Week: Harvesters

9 August 2019

Mark Hailwood Although it officially wrapped up in autumn of last year, recent months have been very productive for the Women’s Work in Rural England project, with major publications...

Project Update: New Outputs, New Funding, New Jobs!

1 July 2019

Jane Whittle It’s been quiet on this blog lately, but behind the scenes a lot has been going on. This includes the announcement of new funding allowing us to expand on the original...

Court Depositions of South West England, 1500-1700: A Digital Resource

8 January 2019

Charmian Mansell Last month, the Women’s Work team celebrated the launch of our new digital edition of Quarter Sessions and Church Court depositions (you can find it here).During...

The Project’s Findings: What work did women and men do in early modern England?

9 March 2018

Jane Whittle The project blog has been quiet for a while – I’ve been working away on a series of articles from the project, Mark has taken up a lectureship in History at...