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Includes bibliographical references (pages -223) and index.
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Introduction Flesh, two heads : debating the biblical blueprint for marriage in the seventeenth and twentieth centuries Battered women, petty traitors, and the legacy of coverture Fighting for the breeches, sharing the rod : spouses, servants, and the struggle for equality How a maiden keeps her head : Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I, and the perils of marriage Afterword.