Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10605
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ó' Cleirigh , Cormac.
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  • Title: The Absentee Landlady and the Sturdy Robbers: Agnes de Valence [Agnes de Valence's inheritance of her Irish husband's estates prompted a fifteen year struggle with John fitzThomas. He succeeded through theft, intimidation, and perserverance].
  • Source: The Fragility of Her Sex?: Medieval Irishwomen in Their European Context.  Edited by Christine Meek and Katherine Simms.  Four Courts Press, 1996.  Pages 101 - 118.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Agnes de Valence, Lady of Offaly, Balliol, and Beaumont fitzThomas, John, Lord of Offaly Economics Inheritance Ireland Land Tenure Law Noble Women Politics Violence
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Table: Genealogical chart of the Fitzgeralds of Offaly including Agnes de Valence and John fitzThomas.
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1851821724
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