A Sturdy Rogue
15 Pages Posted: 15 Dec 2011 Last revised: 28 Dec 2011
Date Written: 2004
The Author discusses the Poor Laws in the times of the Tudor monarchs, known to us at the Elizabethan Poor Laws. The Author discusses the Oakley case which shows the durability and power of our Elizabethan heritage in shaping a special law of poor families; the very venerability of this heritage suggests that it must play an important social role.
Keywords: parental suport, poor laws, Elizabethan laws, social welfare law
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