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In The Journal of Sir William Brereton of Handforth, Cheshire, wirtten in 1635, it states:
Wee lodged in Glasgoaw in Mr. David Weymes house : his wifes
name is Margrett Cambell (the wives in Scottland never change butt
allwayes retaine their owne names) noe stabling hereunto belonging
I have not seen this reference to married women's names before. How true is this?
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