Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10845
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Otis-Cour , Leah.
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  • Title: La Tenancière de la maison publique de Millau au XVe siècles [management of Millau's municipal house of prostitution was auctioned off each year; women, usually prostitutes themselves, became managers when there were no male bidders because women had fewer financial resources to pay the rental fee].
  • Source: La Femme dans l' histoire et la société méridionales (IXe-XIXe S.): Actes du 66e congrés..  Fédération historique du Languedoc méditerranéen et du Roussillon, 1995.  Pages 219 - 229.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Economics Houses of Prostitution Millau, Aveyron, France Prostitutes
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Table: One statistical table and one graph. The table gives the renter, other bidders, and price for Millau's public house, 1418-1562 (with some gaps). The graph charts the rental price over time.
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2900041198
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