Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 11496
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Walmsley , John.
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  • Title: The Early Abbesses, Nuns, and Female Tenants of the Abbey of Holy Trinity, Caen [using charters and early surveys, the author examines the administration of the abbesses, the social origins of the nuns, and the status of female tenants both in Normandy and England, particularly the inheritance rights of widows].
  • Source: Journal of Ecclesiastical History 48, 3 (July 1997): Pages 425 - 444.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Caen, Normandy, France- Holy Trinity Abbey Charters and Diplomatics Economics Monasticism Nuns Patronage, Ecclesiastical Peasantry Social History Widows Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 11-12
  • Related Resources: Community profile of Holy Trinity (from Matrix)
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00220469
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