Quick Cattle and Dying Wishes: People and Their Animals in Early Modern England

Research output: Book/ReportBook


This book uses a substantial dataset of over 7000 wills from the period 1620-1634 to trace people's relationships with their livestock animals. It covers the legal, emotional, and religious context of ideas; and addresses the impact of the growth of London on the place of husbandry in early modern England.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIthaca, NY
Number of pages264
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2018


  • animal studies
  • early modern studies
  • Mouse-eaten records

    Fudge, E., 10 Dec 2020, (Accepted/In press) Historical Understanding: Past, Present and Future. Simon, Z. B. & Diele, L. (eds.). London, 9 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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