The Bride's Story (1)

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199560424
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191741814 | DOI:
The Bride's Story (1)

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This chapter describes the birth, upbringing, household and family of Marie-Jeanne Phlipon, using contemporary documents. The daughter of an engraver, her background is that of Parisian shopkeepers and artisans. As an only surviving child, she receives hidden educational advantages, despite being a girl. A year in a convent school brings friendship with Sophie Cannet, addressee of a long correspondence.

Keywords: household; artisans; shopkeepers; convent; family; education; Sophie Cannet

Chapter.  4880 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

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