Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 28211
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brizio , Elena
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  • Title: La dote nella normativa statutaria e nella pratica testamentaria Senese (fine sec. XII- metà sec. XIV) [Sienese law imposed limits on women's control of property, but women were able to enjoy some legal protections. These included having their dowries protected from an insolvent husband and restitution of dowry when widowed. Women also could be guardians of minor children, and they disposed of property through wills. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Bullettino Senese di Storia Patria 111, ( 2004): Pages 9 - 39.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Dowries Inheritance Law Siena, Siena, Italy Widows
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  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15- 16
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03917568