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INDEX

Aberedw, Radnorshire, 169


Acomb Grange, Yorkshire, 39
Aldham, Essex, 110
Anagol, Padma, 3
Andover, Hampshire, 601
Andrewes, Lancelot, 119
Anglican, Anglicanism, 104, 114
Ansten, Albert, 128
arbitration, 45, 63, 96
Archer, Isaac, 11819
Arden, John de, 578
Arminghall, Norfolk, 129, 132
Arminian, 104, 108
Arminianism, 105
Arnold, John, xvi, 4, 78, 31, 33
Askham Brian, Yorkshire, 66
Austin, Anne nee Roberts, 12932, 135, 137
Austin, William, 12935
Awne, Avice de, 50
Awne, William, 50

Beattie, Cordelia, xv, 8, 15, 45


Bedale, Yorkshire, 66
Beleby, Alice de, 389, 41
Bell, William, 1312, 134, 140
Bellamy, J. G., 89
Bennett, Judith, 13, 55, 90
Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, 1157, 121
Biller, Peter, 51
Black Death, 3, 39, 41
Bleythyn, Morgan, 1523
Bodvell, John, 147
borough courts, 32, 111
Bosworth, 667
Boteler, Ralph, 67
boundaries
boundary breaking, 15, 1434, 14952,
154
parish, 59, 1267, 1389
symbolism of, 15, 1389, 1416, 1535
Boverton, Glamorgan, 77
Bradelay, Maud de, 37
Braden, Flintshire, 153
Brafferton, North Yorkshire, 59
Braudnam, Elizabeth, 27
Brayn, John, 92
Bread Street, London, 82, 84
Brettle, Ellen, 102
Bringham, Robert, 60
Brotherhood, Katherine, 1378
Brown, Sir Richard, 146
Brun, William, 58
Bulkley, Richard, 150
Bunyan, John, 1134, 117, 1201, 123
burial, 32, 1035
see also funeral
Butler, Sara, 5

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Bailey, Joanne, 6, 10, 1819


Bainton, East Riding, 656, 71
Bakhtin, Mikhail, 8
baptism, 1013
Baptist, 122, 124
Barbour, Alice, 27
Bardsley, Sandy, 11, 58, 935
Baskervill, Sara, 1534
Bassett, Lady Eleanor, 578
Bassett, Sir Ralph, 578
Bawde, Humphrey, 18, 229, 157
Bawde, Johanne, 18, 229, 157
Beare, Elizabeth, 110
Beaumont, John (junior), 11314
Beaumont, John (senior), 11317, 11920
Beauwater, Elizabeth, 110

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Caerleon, Gwent, 77
Calthorpe, Elizabeth, 65
Calthorpe, William, 65
Camber, Mariam, 111
Cambridge University, 118
Camille, Michael, 1256
Cannon, Christopher, 19
canon law, 313, 36, 38, 401, 46, 48, 504,
57, 61
Canons Ashby, Northamptonshire, 57
Cant, Bridget, 110
Capp, Bernard, 5, 12, 13, 113, 126
Cardiff, South Glamorgan, 789
Carne, Jane, 7980
Carow, Margaret, 52
Carter, Elizabeth, 110
Carter, Prudence, 107
Carue y Thiffithe, Trevelyne, 149
Catholic, Catholicism, 99, 104
popery, 1024
Chancery, Court of, 8, 1011, 1723,
2529, 63, 69, 713, 757, 82
Charles I, 99, 104
Charles II, 113
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 51
Chaytor, Miranda, 25
Chelmsford, Essex, 103, 112
Cheriton, Gower, 84
Cholmondley, Dame Marie, 153
church calendar, 1067
church court, 32, 37, 46, 48, 502, 57, 61, 104
of Canterbury, 32, 41, 445, 478, 524,
57
of London, 19, 23, 27, 32
of Norwich, 14, 127, 129
of York, 324, 39, 41, 445, 48, 50,
523, 5960
churching, 1012
Claxton, Thomas, 128
clerical vestments, 99, 104, 106
Cley-Next-The-Sea, Norfolk, 1312, 139
Clifford, Lord Henry, 68
Cliftlands, Bill, 108
Clopton, Agnes de, 52
Coale, Jennett, 151
Cobbler, William, 92, 94
Coke, Amy, 77
Committee for Scandalous Ministers, 108

common fame, 60
common land, 1412, 14950, 152
Common law, 711, 15, 17, 31, 55, 58,
634, 725, 85
Common Pleas, Court of, 7
Common Prayer, Book of, 99, 102, 104, 118
Cook, Joanna, 90
Cook, Susan, 106
Cooper, John, 92
Cotherstone, County Durham, 66, 72
Cotwin, Mary, 1312, 134
Council in the Marches of Wales, 756,
7980
coverture, 4, 67, 10, 45
Cradock, John, 84
Cradock, Sir Matthew, 76, 789
Cram, Elizabeth, 102
credit, 67, 90, 92, 94, 96, 125, 133, 135,
138, 142
see also honour
Cressy, David, 106
Cromwell, Thomas, 767, 85
Crowley, D. A., 89, 91
Croxton, Joan, 107
Curteys, Oliver, 149, 151
Cwrt-Rhyd-Hir, Glamorgan, 80, 834

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Dafydd, Hopkyn ap, 78


Davell, Charles, 129
David, John ap Howell ap Lewis, 148
David, Katherine verch, 79
David, Mary, 1467
Davies, Maurice, 149, 152
Declaration of Indulgence, 113, 117
Dedham, Essex, 106
defamation, 7, 12, 14, 278, 32, 45, 47, 50,
589, 1268, 133, 135, 13940
Defoe, Daniel, 139
Denbigh, Denbighshire, 150
Denew, James, 131, 1346
Denew, Susan, 1336, 138
Devereux, William, Lord Ferrers, 79
DeWindt, Anne Reiber, 89
DeWindt, E. B., 89
Dinley, Caernarvonshire, 148, 150, 153
disseisin, 144, 151, 154
Dolan, Francis, 5
Dolbenmaen, Caernarvonshire, 154

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Domesday Book, 91
doorways, 14, 127, 1367, 143, 1456
Douglas, Mary, 112
Dowse, John, 59
Drake, Richard, 105
Drayton, Worcestershire, 57
Dunn, Caroline, 83
Dunn, Penny, 89
Dynsdale, Elizabeth, 138
Eaton, Elizabeth, 107
Edgefield, Norfolk, 132, 139
Edmund, David, 1445
Edward IV, 67
Edworth, Bedforshire, 11314, 1167
Ellwood, Thomas, 11920
Elton, Geoffrey, 73
enfeoffment, 63, 69
equity court, 7, 8, 18, 1434
Erickson, Amy, 6, 148
Evans, Richard, 151
Evesham, Worcestershire, 57

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Glamorgan, South Wales, 73, 7580, 834,


143, 152
Gloucester, Richard Duke of, 667
Glover, Henry, 92
Glynneath, Glamorgan, 78
Goldberg, Jeremy, xv, 2, 5, 9, 27, 46, 4950,
53
Golden Dog Inn, Norwich, 133, 137
Goldhangar, Essex, 1067
Goldsmith, Alice, 93
Goodwin, Katherine, 12930
Gothan, Francis, 138
Gower, John, 43
Gower, West Glamorgan, 73, 756, 789, 84
Gowing, Laura, 45, 11, 14, 19, 60, 111, 127
Gramsci, Antonio, 1
Grantham, Agnes, 39
Gratian, 50, 53
Great Holland, Essex, 107
Great Maplestead, Essex, 110
Great Middleton, Essex, 10910
Great Saling, Essex, 10910
Great Stambridge, Essex, 107
Great Totham, Essex, 111
Great Wakering, Essex, 107
Great Waltham, Essex, 106, 112
Green, I. M., 108
Griffith, Owen, 82
Grindal, Edmund, 105
Gros, Denise, 17, 22
Gruffith, Humffrey, 153
Gruffudd, Owen, 7884
Gruffudd, William ap, 7884
Gunter, Philip, 77
Gwydry Esq, Caernarvonshire, 147
Gwyn, Felice, 77

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Faireman, Andrew, 1289


Fairfax, William, 38
Falconer, Daniel, 110
Felbrigg, Elizabeth, 65
felony, 767, 7980, 823, 89, 91, 94, 138
Fentress, James, 46
Fiennes, Celia, 139
Finch, A. J., 93
Flather, Amanda, 5, 13, 14, 125, 143
Fletcher, Sara, 151
Fowler, Johanne, 17, 22
Foxcott, Lady Isabella de, 61
Foxholes, Richard, 52
frankpledge, 11, 8992
Frogg, Mary, 13040
Frogg, Nicholas, 1326, 13940
Frohock, Mary, 136
Frost, William, 10910
funeral, 68, 101, 104, 11415
see also burial
gadding, 1078
Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire, 11316
Gaskill, Malcolm, 5, 8

Haddon, Derbyshire, 82
Hadley, Essex, 111
Hailes, Abbot of, 68, 70, 72
Hailes, Gloucestershire, 63, 68, 712
Hall, Bartholomew, 109
Hall, Margaret, 109
Halsted, Essex, 101, 106, 112
Hammer, Randle, 153
Hanawalt, Barbara, 2, 17, 93
Harcourt, Christopher, 656
Harcourt, Simon, 72

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Harcourt, Sir Richard, 656


Harrie, Thomas, 151
Harries, John, 151
Harris, Elizabeth, 137
Harris, Margaret, 147
Hart, Thomas, 23
Haskett, Timothy, 201
Hawkins, Anne, 151
Hawkyne, John, 151
Helmholz, R., 53
hengwite, 91
Henllan, Denbighshire, 146
Henry VII, 678, 70, 74
Henry VIII, 735, 78, 85
Herbert, Katherine, 145, 151
Herbert, Sir George, 76, 79
Herbert, Sir Walter, 80
Herdman, Alice, 47
Herdman, Dulcia, 47
heresy; heretic, 4, 8, 31
Herthill, Maud de, 35
Heybridge, Essex, 101
Hicks, William, 110
Hindle, Steve, 14
Hinteworth, Sibilla de, 55
Hitchin, Hertfordshire, 115
Hoebel, Adamson E., 95
Hogan, Patricia M., 88
Holeput, Joan, 59
Holmes, Clive, 108
honour, 12, 15, 25, 56, 59, 90, 93, 1245,
133, 1402, 144, 152
see also credit
Horne, Anna, 140
Horrox, Rosemary, 1011
household, 6, 9, 1215, 25, 579, 61, 87, 90,
110, 136, 14155
Howell, Joanne ap (of Ogmore), 79
Howell, Johanne ap (of Istradevoduck), 149
Howell, Martha, 6
Howell, Morgan ap, 1534
Huddleston, John (I), 667
Huddleston, John (II), 67, 6971
Huddleston, John (III), 6871
hue and cry, 1112, 589, 77, 80, 878, 906
Hugh, Katherine verch, 146
Hughe, Andrew ap, 150
Hughes Dayton, Cornelia, 46

Humffrey, Evan ap, 150


Humfrey, Humfrey ap, 148
Hunt, John, 134
Hurterigg, Phillip de, 47
Hyams, Paul, 45
iconoclasm, 5, 14, 99101, 1036, 112
see also protest
Ingham, Norfolk, 645
Ingram, Martin, 1112
Inns of Court, 63
James I, 144
Jeffrey, Gwen verch, 150
Jegon, John, 108, 110
John, Dafydd ap Gruffudd ap, 7880
John, Gruffudd ap, 78
John, Margaret verch, 150
Jones, Alexander, 77
Jones, Karen, 27
Jones, William, 77
Josse, William, 94

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Kane, Bronach, 9, 12, 27, 32
Katersouth, Maud, 378
Kebell, Margaret, 82
Kebell, Thomas, 82, 84
Kempe, William, 138
Kendall, Elizabeth, 107
Kermode, Jenny, 4, 9
Kett, Phillipa, 134
Kings Bench, Court of 7, 10, 73, 82
Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 88
Kingsley Kent, Susan, 3
Kirkham, North Yorkshire, 60
Knight, Charity, 103, 112
Lake, John, 10910
Lakenham, Norfolk, 132, 139
Lamanva, Elizabeth, 17
Lancedell, Glamorganshire, 151
Langley, Christian, 135
Larkwell, Essex, 107
Laud, William, 99, 102
Laudian, 102, 104, 1067
Leek, John, 54
Leek, Matilda, 54
leet, court, 11, 8790, 95
Lewes, Robert, 82

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Lexden, Essex, 109
Lincoln, John de, 94
Littester, John, 52
Little Baddow, Essex, 106
Llangiwg, Glamorgan, 79, 82, 84
Llangower, Gwynedd, 150
Llanllawddog, Carmarthenshire, 146
Llywelyn, John ap, 78
Lloyd, John, 146
Lloyd, Lewis, 77
Lloyd, William, 150
Lollard, 106
London, 3, 17, 19, 223, 269, 32, 60, 67,
69, 75, 824, 1045, 115, 143
lordship, 64, 76, 79
Lye beside Asthall, Oxon, 66
Lytle, Johanne, 22
Mackam, Joanne, 128
Maitland, Frederick, 6, 88
March, Katherine, 131
Marrays, John, 32, 367
marriage, 57, 10, 32, 37, 43, 45, 47, 509,
648, 81, 83, 99, 101, 125, 130, 132,
148, 152
Martyn, Alice, 134
martyr, 123
masculinity, 2, 59, 87, 956, 141
Mathern, Monmouthshire, 77
Matthew, Elizabeth, 77
McIntosh, Marjorie, 1, 18, 89
memoria, 43, 44, 49
ars memoria, 48
memoriale presbiterorum, 67
memory, 1, 9, 12, 15, 33, 389, 434, 469,
52, 5562, 96, 127, 139, 142
Menuge, Nol James, 5
Merioneth, Merionethshire, 150
Metcalf, Michael, 129
Millom, Cumberland, 678
Mirour de lOmme,, 43
Mitchell, Elizabeth, 110
Mitchell, William, 129, 132
More, Sir Thomas, 78
Morland, Beatrix de, 38
Morris, Jenkin John, 144
Morris, W. A., 89
Morton, John, 130, 132

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Muldrew, Craig, 142


Mller, Miriam, 7, 45, 88, 945
Murray, Jacqueline, 62
Mycholson, John, 54
Neal, Derek, 5, 59
Neath, Glamorgan, 77, 804
Nesfeld, Margery, 401
Nesfeld, Thomas, 401
Nettles, Stephen, 109
Newsted, Christopher, 108
Nicholls, Susan, 134
nonage, 567
non-conformism, 13, 113, 115, 1178,
1201, 124
North, John, 92
North Walsham, Norfolk, 88
Norwich, 14, 889, 1269, 132, 134, 136,
139
Olson, Sherri, 8990
Olyff, Maud, 23, 28, 157
Osborne, Joan, 110
Owen, John, 150
Owen Edwards, Ifan ab, 75

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Peasants Revolt (1381), 49, 88
Pepys, William, 135
Perkins, William, 119
pew disputes, 101, 1334, 149
Philip, Amy, 778
Philips, Thomas, 76
Phillips, Margaret, 151
Piers, Edward, 148
Piers, Marie, 148
Pole, William de la (Duke of Suffolk), 645
Pollock, Frederick, 6
Poole, Grace, 112
Poole, Jonathan, 112
Poos, L. R., 89
protest, 74, 778, 105, 112, 142143, 14754
see also iconoclasm
Porter, Richard le, 92
Postles, D., 90
Pottell, William, 368
Poyer, David, 151
Protestantism, 99, 104, 112, 141
Pulleyne, John, 111

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Quaker, 11820, 1223


quarter sessions courts, 5, 1434
Quysteler, Agnes, 36
Radwinter, Essex, 103
Randulf, Robert, 61
Ratley, Warwickshire, 578
Rawcliffe, Yorkshire, 34, 38
Rayleigh, Essex, 107
Reformation, 4, 13, 99100, 139
Requests, Court of, 15, 19, 76
Reyf, Rolland, 94
Reyf, Troye, 94
Rhetorica novissima, 56
Rhys, Rolland, 92
Richard III, 667
Richard, Anne verch, 149
Richard, John, 152
Richard, John ap, 154
Richard, William, 152
Richards, William ap, 77
Richardson, Samuel, 124
Rigby, Stephen, 1
Robert, Kathryn, 73, 805
Roberts, Simon, 90
Rodziewicz, Janka, xv, 11, 87
Rogers, Elizabeth, 147
Rogers, Thomas, 147
Root and Branch Petition, 104
Roper, Lyndal, 4
Rouclif, Alice de, 32, 356, 389, 41
Rouclif, Eufemia de, 36
Rouclif, John de, 38
Rouclif, Lady Margery de, 389
Rouclif, Sir Brian de, 32, 34
Rutledge, Elizabeth, 89

sequestration, 108, 111


settlement
dispersed, 143
nucleated, 143
Shepard, Alexandra, xv, xvi, 23, 6, 152
Shephard, Edward, 11011
Sible Hedingham, Essex, 108
Signa, Boncompagno da, 56
Silkwoman, Joanna, 90
Skott, John, 138
Smith, Elizabeth, 110
Smith, Thomas, 132
Somerset, Henry, Earl of Worcester, 76
Southwell, Sir Robert, 68, 70
space
and gender, 3, 1215, 25, 1001, 106,
112, 141, 1512
household, 136, 141, 1434, 1512, 154
private, 128, 136, 146, 149, 154
rural, 15
sacred, 1001, 106, 112
social, 134, 1367
theory of, 13, 1256, 141, 143
urban, 14, 1267, 13940
Speight, Margery, 40
Spurgeon, Elizabeth, 110
Stapleton, Brian, 66
Stapleton, Jane, 11, 636, 6872
Stapleton, Sir Miles, 64, 66
Star Chamber, 10, 738, 802, 845,
144149
Steane, Northamptonshire, 57
Stede, Alice, 94
Stisted, Essex, 108
Stow, John, 105
Stratton Strawless, Norfolk, 139
Stretton, Tim, xv, 8, 15, 19
Sudeley, Gloucestershire, 678
Supraboscus, Gower Wallicana, 79
Swaffham, Norfolk, 88
Swansea, West Glamorgan, 79, 84
Sweyn, Alice, 93

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Saint Austell, Cornwall, 118
Saint Clair, Edith, 65
Saint Fagan, Glamorgan, 152
Saint John, Emma, 61
Saint John, John, 61
Saint Woollos, Monmouthshire, 144
Salthouse, 129, 131, 139
Sandon, Essex, 106
Saul, Anthony, 89
Schofield, Phillipp, 45, 89
Scott, James C., 1

Tadmor, Naomi, 126


Tailor, William, 93
Tancred, Archdeacon of Bologna, 48, 50
Tapster, Catherine, 94
Tapster, Kati, 92

Index
Thaxted, Essex, 101
Thetford, Norfolk, 88
Thicket, convent of, East Riding, 61
Thomas, Hopkyn ap Rees ap, 82
Thomas, Roger, 1445
Thomas, Thomas ap, 151
Thomson, Ellen, 59
Thurrold, Robert, 135
Tir Pen y Lan, Monmouthshire, 1446, 148
tithe disputes, 15, 323, 43, 45, 5961, 108,
152
tithing, 11, 8993
Todd, John, 135
Tracy, William, 70
Turberville, Christopher, 79
Turnay, Robert, 60
Turner, Jane, 122, 124
Tyndale, John, 110
Union, Acts of (153642), 85
Upcott, Anne, 118
Urswick, Christopher, 70
Usk, Monmouthshire, 149, 152
Utting, John, 140

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Weston, Ralph, 57
Weston-by-Welland, Northamptonshire,
578
Westrupp, Ambrose, 111
Weybread, Suffolk, 64
Whately, William, 119
White, Joan, 40
Whitup, Joanna, 102
Whyte, Nicola, 1315
Wickham, Chris, 46
widow, 1011, 17, 22, 312, 389, 45, 51,
589, 61, 65, 72, 75, 789, 82, 87,
1001, 1046, 108, 145, 149, 152, 154
Wilding, Thomas, 140
William, Robert ap, 81
Williams, Denise, 7880, 835
Williams, Eleanor, 154
Williams, Glanmor, 76
Williamson, Fiona, 12, 13, 14
Wilson, John, 113, 115
Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, 68, 701
Witham, Annas, 151
Witherley, Edmund, 131
Wolsey, Sir Thomas, 745
Wood, Andy, 15
Wrightson, Keith, 1, 12, 128

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Vernon, Roger, 82
Vickery, Amanda, 13

Wade, Henry de la, 57


Waden, George, 151
Walengfeld, Thomas de, 54
Walker, Garthine xv, 24, 8, 9, 19, 25, 81,
144, 148
Walkyngton, John de, 37
Wallenskld, A., 26
Walter, Jane, 151
Walter, John, 100
Warren, Esther, 140
Wascelyne, Anabilla, 35
Weldon, Northamptonshire, 578
Welshry, The (Gower Wallicana), 79
Weston, Hugh de, 57

Yale, Denbighshire, 1478


Yarmouth, Norfolk, 11, 8796
York, Yorkshire, 3234, 37, 3941, 445,
48, 50, 5253, 5960, 66
Younge, Joan, 151
Youngs, Deborah, 10
Ynys Derw, Gower Wallicana, 79
Ynysmeudwy, Glamorgan, 82
Ynystawe, Gower, 78
Ysceifiog, Flintshire, 147
Yssa, Caernarvonshire, 150
Zemon Davies, Natalie, 7, 19
Zouche, William de la, 39