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APOLOGIE FOR WOMEN OR AN OPPOSITION TO MR. DR. GAGER HIS ASSERTION, WHO HELD IN THE ACT AT OXFORDE, ANNO. 1608. THAT IT WAS LAWFUL FOR...

Heale, William


Item #: 777

Pages: iv,66p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: CANON LAW, COMPARATIVE LAW, WOMEN & THE LAW

William Gager, a controversial Latin dramatist, gave apublic talk at one of the universities at Oxford in which hedenounced women's "capacitie for learning, themselvesadjudged worthie of blows." P.3. Disturbed by hisassertion, William Heale, a chaplain-fellow at ExeterCollege, published this stirring response. His case issubstantiated by his solid examination of civil and canonlaw in reference to this subject. The Dictionary ofNational Biography VII: 797 (Gager) and IX:331 (Heale). AShort-Title Catalogue of Books Printed in England, Scotland& Ireland, 1475-1640 13014.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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