Consent in Apprenticeship Indentures

Suggested preparatory reading:

Steve Hindle and Ruth Wallis Herndon, ‘Recreating Proper Families in England and North America: Pauper Apprenticeship in Transatlantic Context’, in Ruth Wallis Herndon and John E. Murray, eds. Children Bound to Labor: The Pauper Apprentice System in Early America (2009)

Patrick Wallis, ‘Labor, Law, and Training in Early Modern London: Apprenticeship and the City’s Institutions’, Journal of British Studies, 51 (2012), 791–819; Laura Gowing, ‘Girls on Forms: Apprenticing Young Women in Seventeenth-Century London’, Journal of British Studies, 55 (2016), 447–73