Dr Lucy Worsley Looks at How Elizabeth Dysart Transformed Ham House in Surrey
In the second episode, Lucy explores the ordinary as well as the extraordinary lives of women in the home. This was an age when respectable women were defined by their marital status – as maids, wives or widows or, if they fell outside these categories, they were in danger of being labeled whores or at worst, witches.
Available since: Thu 31 May 2012
- Series Producer
- Nick Gillam-Smith
- Lucy Worsley
- Executive Producer
- Emma Hindley
This clip is from
2/3 How some women began to question their traditional role in the home in the 17th century.
First broadcast: 29 May 2012