Here are many of the publications I researched while writing Nights of the Road. Some of the books and articles are available free via Internet.

Anonymous, The Garrisons of Shropshire during the Civil War, 1642-1648, The Book Depository, Gloucester UK. 1867 edition.

Badminton Muniments, Berkeley Family and Berkeley Estates, 1566-1649, Gloucestershire Record Office.

Basso, Ann McCauley, “Bel-Imperia: The (Early) Modern Woman in Thomas Kyd’s Spanish Tragedy” (2006). Graduate Theses and Dissertations.

Bowen, Catherine Drinker, The Lion and the Throne: The Life and Times of Sir Edward Coke, 1552-1634, Little Brown and Company, Canada, 1956, re-issued in paperback, 1990.

Brereton, Sir William, and McKenna, Joseph, (Ed) A Journal of the English Civil War: The Letter Book of Sir William Brereton, Spring 1646, McFarland, reprint 2012.

Burke, Sir John Bernard, A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, 1866.

Burke, Sir John Bernard, Anecdotes of the aristocracy and episodes in ancestral story, Richard Meighen pp 298-301, John Clavell, Gentleman, Poet and Highwayman. 1850

Chamberlain, John, The Chamberlain Letters: A selection of the letters of John Chamberlain concerning life in England from 1597 to 1626, Putnam, 1965.

Caulfield, James, Portraits, Memoirs and Characters of Remarkable Persons, from the Reign of Edward the Third to the Revolution, in 3 volumes, Vol 1 pp 97-104. RS Kirbay and Young and Whitely 1813,

Courthop, Sir George, and Courthop, George John and Lomas, Mrs. S.C. (Eds) The Memoirs of Sir George Courthope 1616-85, Royal Historical Society, 1907.

Denbigh, Cecilia Countess of, Royalist Father, Roundhead Son: Being the Memoirs of the First and Second Earls of Denbigh, Forgotten Books. 1675. Reprint 2013.

Digby, Sir Kenelm, A Conference with a Lady about the Choice of Religion, France, 1638 (dedicated to Lady Purbeck, Frances Coke Villiers).

Disraeli, Isaac, and Disraeli, Benjamin (Ed) Curiosities of Literature Vol 2, Frederick Warne, London, 1858.

Dixon, William Hepworth, Personal History of Lord Bacon, from Unpublished Papers, Ticknor and Fields, Boston, 1861.

Fanshawe, Lady Anne, Memoirs of Lady Fanshawe, Gutenberg, original edn. 1671

Fraser, Antonia, The Weaker Vessel: Women’s Lot in Seventeenth Century England. Random House LLC, 2014.

Gaskill, Malcolm, Witchcraft, Politics, and Memory in Seventeenth-Century England, The Historical Journal, 50, 2, pp 289-308, Cambridge University Press, 2007.

HMSO, Calendar of State Papers, domestic series, of the reign of Charles I, 1625-1649, including Bruce, John (Ed) Preface to the State Papers Domestic 1634-1635 of Charles I. National Archives, Kew, Richmond.

Hodgson, Natalie, Fateful Beauty, Eye Books, UK, 2006.

Howlett, Sue, Days of Shaking: Rutland Families in Times of Conflict 1600-166o, Rutland Local History and Record Society (no date).

Johnson, Cuthbert William, The Life of Sir Edward Coke, Lord Chief Justice of England in the Reign of James I with Memoirs of his Contemporaries Vol II Chapter One, 1616-1617. London, Henry Colburn, 1837.

Laud, William, The History of the Troubles and Tryal of the Most Reverend Father in God, and Blessed Martyr, William Laud, Lord Archbishop of Canterbury, Wrote by Himself, during His Imprisonment in the Tower. To which is prefixed The Diary of his own Life, faithfully and entirely published from the original copy. London 1695. Original held in National Trust Collections, Belton House, Lincolnshire.

Lewis, Hilda, Call Lady Purbeck, St Martin’s Press, New York, 1962.

Lockyer, Roger, Buckingham: The Life and Political Career of George Villiers, First Duke of Buckingham, 1592-1628, Longman Group UK, 1982.

Longueville, Thomas de, The Curious Case of Lady Purbeck: A Scandal of the XVII Century. Longmans, Green & Co, London,1909.

MacDonald, Michael, Mystical Bedlam: Madness, Anxiety and Healing in Seventeenth Century England, Cambridge University Press, 1983.

Massie, Allan, The Royal Stuarts: A History of the Family that Shaped Britain. Thomas Dunne Books, St Martin’s Press, New York,. 2010

Nicholas, Nicholas Harris, and Knollys, William, A Treatise on the Law of Adulterine Bastardy, London 1836, pp 90-117, Purbeck Case: 18 JAC I to 30 CAR II, 1620-1678.

Norsworthy, Laura, The Lady of Bleeding Heart Yard: Lady Elizabeth Hatton (1578-1646), John Murray, London, 1936.

Pafford, John, John Clavell, 1601-1643, Highwayman, Author, Lawyer, Doctor, Leopard’s Head Press, 1993.

Pearson, Margaret M, Bright Tapestry, Chapter One, Villainy and Witchcraft, George G Harrop Ltd, London, 1955.

Purbeck District Council, Corfe Castle Conservation Area: Appraisal Document, Adopted Document, January 2009.

Rickman, Johanna, Love, Lust and License in Early Modern Britain, Chapter Five: Preserving Honor: Frances Villiers and Robert Howard, in Series: Women and Gender in the Early Modern World. Ashgate, 2008.

Ross, Emily, The Case of the Crying Bride: Gossip Letters about the Wedding of Frances Coke. Comitatus: A Journal of Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Vol 40, p 231, 2009.

Ross, Emily, Whose Letter is it Anyway: an assessment of secretarial involvement in Lady Elizabeth Hatton’s correspondence, Etudes Epistemes, 21, 2012.

Shapiro, Susan, Feminists in Elizabethan England, in History Today, 1978.

Sheppard, Steve (Ed), The Selected Writings and Speeches of Sir Edward Coke, 3 Vols, Indianapolis Liberty Fund, 2003.

Smyth, John, The Berkeley Manuscripts, 1882.

Spectator, The, The Villiers, Their Rise, 16 April 1864, pp 12-14.

Thomson, Mrs., The Life and Times of George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham, Hurst and Blackett, London, 1860.

Turner, Jesse, Concerning Diverse Notable Stirs Between Sir Edward Coke and His Lady, American Law Review, Vol LL, No. 6, Nov-Dec 1917.

Underdown, David, Yellow Ruffs and Poisoned Possets: Placing Women in Early Stuart Political Debate, in Attending to Early Modern Woman, Susan Dwyer Amussen, Adele F. Seeff (eds), University of Delaware Press, 1998 

Wilson, Arthur, History of Great Britain, being the Life and Reign of James I, Lowndes, 1653.

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