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Response: Sumptuary Law Enforcement
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 2, No. 108. Friday, 19 Apr 1991.
 
Date: 		Fri, 19 Apr 1991 11:30:00 -0400
From: 		John D. Cox <COX@HOPE>
Subject:  	Sumptuary Laws
 
Regarding the inquiry from Stephen Reimer about sumptuary laws, Frank
Whigham has some useful comments about the non-enforcement of sumptuary
laws in *Ambition and Privilege:  The Social Tropes of Elizabethan Cour-
tesy Theory* (California, 1984).
 
John D. Cox
Hope College
cox@hope
 

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