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Bridget Carrie Davis has posted 6 annotations/comments since 9 April 2017.

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About Sunday 17 April 1664

Bridget Carrie Davis  •  Link

It surprises me that Elizabeth is so calm about being restricted from church for over two months due to Sam's jealousy. I realize that, by law, she must obey him, but is this level of control common in this era?

About Thursday 14 April 1664

Bridget Carrie Davis  •  Link

Bradford on 15 Apr 2007 • Link • Flag

"I shall prevail, I hope, for the King's profit":

The last phrase is not to be taken literally, being a pious periphrasis meaning "for my greater glory."

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Wow! I did not know this! Was "... for the King's profit." a regularly used idiom in that time?