Review of Maids, Wives, Widows: Exploring Early Modern Women’s Lives, 1540-1740

Read a review of Maids, Wives, Widows on Jem Bloomfield’s ‘Quite Irregular’ blog here.

Maids, Mothers, Widows is an engrossing and brilliant book, which combines historical scholarship with a vivid style and a knack for the poignant or disturbing detail.


Dr Bloomfield’s own book Word of Power: Reading Shakespeare and the Bible (2016) is available to buy from major retailers including Amazon

Do take advantage of the ‘Look Inside’ feature Amazon offers and have a read at this fascinating book.

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