Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 28317
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  • Contributor(s): Lisa Jefferson, translator
  • Title: “This ordinance was revised during the term of office of the aforesaid wardens… And it is fully agreed that all widows of the mistery who wish to live as a feme-sole and carry on the trade with their household, who are under the governance of the mistery, or those who are with husbands who are men of the same mistery and under its governance, shall enjoy the full benefit of the aforesaid ordinance.” [1417, folio 71v.]
  • Source: The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London: An Edition and Translation. Volume 1  Edited by Lisa Jefferson.  Ashgate, 2009.  Pages 296 - 299.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text; Translation
  • Subject (See Also): : Economics Feme Sole Guilds Mercers’ Company Merchants Trade Widows Primary Evidence: Account Books London, Mercers’ Company, Wardens’ Account Book, 1344 and 1347 to 1464.
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2009.
  • Language: English; Middle English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9780754664048
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