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Linnane, Fergus - Madams - 9780750933070 - V9780750933070
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Madams

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Description for Madams Paperback. An entertaining romp through the history of London's brothels and the women who offered their services Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBKESL; HBTB; JFMX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 268.
At a time when there were almost no career openings for women a group of intrepid and gifted females scaled the heights of what was literally a man's world - they became bawds. Mother Clap - women bawds were often known as Mother - ran male brothels, or Molly Houses. Elizabeth Holland had an immense moated mansion built on Bankside and for thirty years entertained the aristocracy, including royalty. When troops attempted to stop her trade and eject her from the house, she and her girls drove them off. The Georgian bawd Charlotte Hayes held a 'Cyprian Fete' at which ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Number of Pages
256
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780750933070
SKU
V9780750933070
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