Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1666
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mitchell , Linda E.
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  • Title: Noble Widowhood in the Thirteenth Century: Three Generations of Mortimer Widows, 1246-1334 [The author looks at three generations of noble widows in Wales, considering the important roles they held in the public sphere. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 169 - 190.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Family Law Mortimer Family Noble Women Wales Widows Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Illustrations: One Chart. Figure One The Mortimer family tree through four generations.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Alfred University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575
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