Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14684
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Steuer , Susan M. B.
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  • Title: Family Strategies in Medieval London: Financial Planning and the Urban Widow, 1123-1473 [the author uses the published edition of the cartulary of St. Bartholomew's Hospital to trace the help given to widows not just aid to needy widows but also taking over property management and making retirement arrangements for well-to-do widows who lacked family support].
  • Source: Essays in Medieval Studies 12, ( 1995): Pages 1 - 4. and 1-2 (notes) [in the electronic version available through Project Muse]. Issue title: Children and the Family in the Middle Ages.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Charters and Diplomatics Economics Family London - Saint Bartholomew's Hospital Poverty Property Retirement Widows
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15
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  • Table: One Table. Table One Major categories of transactions involving widows in the cartulary of Saint Barthologmew's Hospital. The categories are: Grants, Quitclaims, Confirmation of Land Granted by Family Members, Help from St. Bartholomew's, and Other. There are 90 entries in the cartualry concerning women.
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10432213
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