Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 24517
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cavell , Emma.
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  • Title: The Burial of Noblewomen in Thirteenth-Century Shropshire [The author examines evidence of the burial locations of Shropshire noble women during the long thirteenth century (1150 to 1350 C.E.). Cavell finds a connection between a woman’s possession of land as an heiress and her freedom to determine her own place of burial and the associated gifts to the monastery involved. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Thirteenth Century England 11, ( ): Pages 174 - 191.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Burials Family Heiresses Monks Noble Women Patronage, Ecclesiastical Shropshire, England Trussebut, Hilary, Wife of Robert de Boulers, Lord of Montgomery Widows
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • ISSN/ISBN: 02696967
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