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Author Botelho, L. A. (Lynn A.)

Title Old age and the English poor law, 1500-1700 / L.A. Botelho
Published Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 198 pages) : illustrations, map
Contents Questions and contexts -- The parish's relief of the poor -- The marginally poor -- The aged parish pensioner
Summary Based on documents from two Suffolk villages, this study examines the operation of the poor law and the individual effort the elderly poor needed to make to survive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-187) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Older people -- Government policy -- England -- History.
Older people -- Services for -- England -- History.
Poor laws -- Great Britain -- History.
Poor -- Government policy -- Great Britain -- History.
Public welfare -- England -- History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1846152496 (electronic bk.)
9781846152498 (electronic bk.)