Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10152
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Miskimin , Harry A.
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  • Title: Widows Not So Merry: Women and the Courts in Late Medieval France [The essay considers the practice of widows standing before the law courts to establish their economic and inheritance rights. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 207 - 219.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Courts of Law Inheritance Law Widows Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Yale University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575
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