Public Spirit: Dissent in Witham and Essex, 1500-1700

Cover of Public Spirit: Dissent in Witham and Essex, 1500-1700

Illustrated by: Ray Brown

Meet the troublesome residents of Witham and elsewhere, quarrelling, holding secret meetings, and being taken to court. And read all about vicar Francis Wright, arguing with his parishioners, being imprisoned, colliding with a horse whilst ‘reeling’ drunk near the White Hart, and much more. Also includes happenings in Essex as a whole, and brief explanations of the historical background. The wonderful illustrations by Ray Brown have been especially praised.

ISBN0 946434 03 4
Formatpaperback, A4 size.
Pagesxii, 216.
Illustrations37 drawings, 6 maps, 7 graphs, 9 tables, 5 facsimiles.
Includes3 appendices, notes, bibliography, sources, index.
Published byJanet Gyford in 1999.
Costby post, £13.50 in U.K., and £20 in U.S.A., Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa etc. (sterling only, no credit cards) from Janet Gyford, Blanfred, Chalks Road, Witham. Essex. CM8 2BT, England. Or £15 from U.K. bookshops.

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