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Lawrence Stone

Print publication date: 1992

Print ISBN-13: 9780198202530

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.001.0001

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Troope v. Stenson and Henworth v. Stenson, 1652–1664

Troope v. Stenson and Henworth v. Stenson, 1652–1664

Courtship among the minor gentry

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1 Troope v. Stenson and Henworth v. Stenson, 1652–1664
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Uncertain Unions
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Lawrence Stone

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202530.003.0002

This chapter presents a case study on courtship among the minor gentry in England focusing on the court cases Troope v. Stenson and Henworth v. Stenson filed between 1652–1664. These cases were filed against Mary Stenson by Jonathan Troope and William Henworth, stating that they were both legally married to Stenson. In December 1664, the court dismissed the case, sentenced Stenson, and confirmed the legality and validity of her marriage to Gilbert Mundy.

Keywords:   courtship, court cases, Troope v. Stenson, Henworth v. Stenson, gentry, England, Mary Stenson, Jonathan Troope, William Henworth

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