Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 16302
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Graham , Helena.
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  • Title: A Woman's Work ...: Labour and Gender in the Late Medieval Countryside [Closely studying court rolls, the author investigates what kinds of labor women performed and were associated with in medieval Staffordshire. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Woman is a Worthy Wight: Women in English Society c. 1200-1500.  Edited by P.J.P. Goldberg.  Alan Sutton Publishing, 1992.  Pages 126 - 148.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Alrewas, Staffordshire, England Economics Rolls, Official Documents- Court Rolls Rural Conditions Sexual Division of Labor Women in Active Roles Work
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Legal Document; Stafford, Staffordshire County Record Office, Alrewas Court Rolls.
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  • Table: Six Tables and One Graph. Table One Tranters’ (petty traders in the sale of food and drink) totals presented per annum, 1328-1375. Table Two Distribution of tranters’ fines, 1328-1350 and 1351-1375. Table Three Total number of brewers and brewsters, 1327-1375. Table Four Proportion of female brewers 1331-1375. Table Five Distribution of brewers’ fines 1327-1375. Table Six Female married full-time brewsters and their spouses. Graph One The total number of brewsters and brewers amerced per annum 1328-1375.
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0862998646
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