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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1080/09612021003633911|
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Lady Betty Hastings (1682-1739) was extremely well known in her lifetime as a philanthropist, making a speciality of supporting godly causes. It has always been supposed that she made benefactions for religion and education out of her landed wealth. This article explores how she engaged with the stock market to make money for worthy causes and considers how charitable, religious, educational, political and financial concerns came together in the circles of her friends and family.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Taylor & Francis|
|Extra Information:||Special Issue: Woman in her Place: essays on women in pre-industrial society in honour of Mary Prior|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Arts > History
|Depositing User:||Jean Fone|
|Date Deposited:||11 Jun 2010 10:17|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 23:27|
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