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Index Accomack County, 72 Adultery comparative colonial statutes and punishments for 70-74, 77 defamation suits and, 77-86 indentured suits and, 74-75 men and, 6?-? I, 74-76 popular print culture and, 67, 7 5 -76 slaves and, 74-75 women and, 6?-? I, 74-76 African-Americans enslaved, 4-5, 40-4I, 90-92, 94, ro8 - I 5 free, 4 - 5 , I I4-15, 1 3 6 - 3 9 as legal witnesses, I o 8 -Io, I I 3 -I 5, I 3 6 - 3 8 See also Free blacks, Slaves Aggie, Mary (slave), I?, 94-95, I I 2- I 6, I4l Allen, Susanna, I I2 Anaka (slave), 75 Archer, Captain, IO? Bacon, Elizabeth Duke, 28, 34 Bacon, Nathaniel Jr., 25 -26, 28-30, 3 3 3 4 Bacon's Rebellion causes of, 25 -26 disruption of domestic life and, 36-37 Lady Frances Berkeley and, 25 -32 loyalist women and, 32, 36-37 Native Americans and, 25 -26, 36-37 newswives and, 34- 3 5 post-Rebellion legislation, r 6, 37-39, !28 rebel men and, 3 3 - 34 rebel women and, 32- 3 6 white aprons and, 37 Baker, William, 1 27-28 Barrow, Mary, 134-35 Bastardy. See Fornication; Out-of-wed­ lock pregnancy Batten, Anne, 1 3 3 - 3 5 Batten, Ashaell, 1 3 3 - 3 5 Behn, Aphra, I I- I S , I I ?, 1 2 3 -24 Benefit of clergy, I I4-IS, nrnn. 7 3 -76 Berkeley, Lady Frances, r 6 - I ?, 19-21 and Bacon's Rebellion, 25 -32 and childlessness, 24-25 defense against Bacon's complaints, 28-30 family connections, 22-24 insults royal commissioners, 30-32 marriages and estate, 24 memory of, 32 obtains pardon for rebel, 27-28 portrait of, 23 Berkeley, Sir William, 3, I 9, 24-27, 30-3� 36-3� 5 � 89-9� IOI, IO� I 3 3 Betray'd Maid, 9 s Blackstone, James, 79 Blagrave, Henry, 102-3 Brabbling women decline of in eighteenth century, I4044 defined, 2-3 geography of, 69, 82-85 laws and, 2, 21, 30, 37- 38, 41-43 misrule and, 22- 3 6, 3 9-44, 8o-8r, 84-86, I23 -26 power of, 5 -6, 1 5 -18, 68-70, 8 5 -88, 92-95, 103 -� 107-� 1 3 5 - 3 6 See also Bacon's Rebellion; Fictive widows; Free blacks; Indentured servants; Slaves; Tobacco Cutting Riots; Widows Braine, Sarah Stegge Grendon, 126 Brookley, Joseph, 134 Broster, John and Elizabeth, 1 3 1-32 Burt, Elizabeth, 45 -46, 54-62, 62-66 Burt, Richard, 5 5 - 5 6 Butts, Anthony, 1 3 1, 1 3 8 - 3 9 Butts, Mary, 1 7 , 1 3 1 - 3 3 Byrd, Lucy Parke, 140-4I Byrd, William I, 24, 28-29, 1 26, I 3 3 Byrd, William II, 5, I I, 42-43, 48, 6263 , 74-75, 1 40, 143 -44 179 ISO Carter, Landon, I40, I43 Chisman, Lydia, 20-2I, 3 5 -36 Clarke, Edward, IOI-2 Clopton, William and Anne, ro5 -8, I I8 Cockacoeske, 20-2I, 36-37 Cole, Colonel William, ro9-I IO Cole, Elizabeth, I?, 92-95, ro4-8, I I 5 I 6 Collins, Ann, I-2, 46-47, 49-52, 6266 , I4I Cooke, Ebenezer, 67, 75 Cornute, Cornelius, 73 -74 Cornute v. Pond, 74-75 Correcting sticks, 97, I3I-35 Cotton, Ann, 3 3 Country Justice, 97 Coverture, I6-I7, 38, 5 9, 8I, r r9-20 Crompton, Betty and Charles, Io8-I2, r r8, I2I-23 Croshaw, Joseph, 99 Cross-dressing, I4-I 5, 85 -86, I48n. 37 Cunningham, David, r r2 Dalton, Michael, 97 Defamation, 59-6I, 70, 77-86 See also Eaton v. Burt; Hide v . Delany ; Hill v. Slate Defoe, Daniel, r r-I 5 Delany, Joanna, I?, 68-7I, 76, 8I-86 Delany, Lewis, 76, 8I-86 Dennett, John, ro5 -8 Deputy husbands, r r9-22, I33 Domestic patriarchy, 5 -6, I 5 -I8, 6870 , 75 -76, 79-80, 87-89, 93 -94, 98, I42 Domestic relations, 2I, 36-37, 69-70, 76-78 Drummond, Sarah, 2o-2I, 34-36, 43 Drummond, William, 35 -36 Dunston, Thomas, 78 Eaton, Anne, I 3 3 Eaton, John, 56-59, 6o-62 Eaton v. Burt, 5 5 -6 I Executive Council of Virginia, I I4 Feme covert, 38, I I 9-2o Feme sole, I I9-20 Ferrar, Virginia, I9-20 Fictive widows, I I9-22, 124-26, 1 3 3 39 See also Batten, Anne...

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