Researchers in West Yorkshire have shed new light on how we lived hundreds of years ago.
The transcription of 400 17th-century wills has revealed that women had more power than we previously thought.
After their husbands died, widows would run their businesses and even became moneylenders.
It's a good read, and just goes to show what wills can teach us many years later: https://bit.ly/3V8hGtW
#Wills #Probate #Yorkshire #History
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