Royalist Women Petitioners in South-West England, 1655-62

Button, Andrea
March 2000
Seventeenth Century;Spring2000, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p53
Academic Journal
Discusses the role of Royalist women petitioners, the wives, sisters, daughters and mothers of soldiers fighting in the Royalist army during the Civil Wars, during the 1650s and early 1660s in southwest England. Petitions of Royalist women who pleaded for their husband's pardon; Petition for judicial proceedings; Impact of the continuity of petitions to the king.


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