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The Resource Accidents of providence, Stacia M. Brown

Accidents of providence, Stacia M. Brown

Label
Accidents of providence
Title
Accidents of providence
Statement of responsibility
Stacia M. Brown
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1649. King Charles has been beheaded for treason. Amid civil war, Cromwell's army is running the country. The Levellers, a small faction of political agitators, are calling for rights to the people. And a new law targeting unwed mothers and “lewd women” presumes anyone who conceals the death of her illegitimate child is guilty of murder. Rachel Lockyer, unmarried glove maker, and William Walwyn, Leveller hero, are locked in a secret affair. But while William is imprisoned in the Tower, a child is found buried in the woods and Rachel is arrested. So comes an investigation, public trial, and a cast of extraordinary characters made up of ordinary Londoners: gouty investigator Thomas Bartwain, fiery Elizabeth Lilburne and her revolution-chasing husband, Huguenot glover Mary Du Gard, a lawyer for the prosecution hell-bent on making an example of Rachel, and others. Spinning within are Rachel and William, their remarkable love story, and the miracles that come to even the commonest lives
Summary
During the mid-seventeenth-century persecution of unwed mothers in the aftermath of Charles I's execution, Rachel Lockyer is arrested and tried for murder when a dead child is found in the woods after her affair with Leveller William Walwyn
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10059554
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pelletier, Stacia,
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3602.R722885
LC item number
A67 2012
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Pregnancy
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Levellers
  • Great Britain
  • FICTION / Historical / General
Target audience
adult
Label
Accidents of providence, Stacia M. Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19506070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 259 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780547490809
Lccn
2011015933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
Accidents of providence, Stacia M. Brown
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19506070
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 259 pages (hardcover)
Isbn
9780547490809
Lccn
2011015933
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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