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Funerals in early modern England

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During the early modern period in England funerals developed from being a demonstration of status quite independent of an individual’s economic position and become an item of consumption. Based on rarely used probate accounts this paper explores the funeral rituals of middle-ranking people in the late seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

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