Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/1/2014

Beating your wife is fine… if you’re a baron – and other rules from 17th century book of women’s rights, up for auction at £3,000

The Lawes of Resolutions Of Women’s Rights written by Thomas Edgar
Includes chapters The Baron may beat his Wife and Of Wooing
Outlines women’s rights on issues such as marriage and rape
The book will be sold at Bonhams auctioneers on 5 March
Expected to generate high bidding

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