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        Title Page for 'The Parliament of Women', 1656

        English School, (17th century). Medium: woodcut and letterpress. Date: 1656. "The Parliament of women: with the merry laws by them newly enacted; to live in more ease, pomp, pride, and wantonness: but especially that they might have superiority, and domineer over their husbands. With a new way found out by them to cure any old, or new cuckolds, and how both parties may recover their credit and honesty again." A seventeenth century newssheet satirising Parliament and the social upheaval of the English Civil War. Printed for W. Wilson to be sold by Fra. Grove at his shop on Snow Hill near the Sarazens Head. Provenance: Private Collection.


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