Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 28318
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  • Contributor(s): Lisa Jefferson, translator
  • Title: “Fee for the admission of a woman: Memorandum, received from Alice Corsmaker for a fee for admission to the Silkwomen’s craft – 6s. 8d.” [1420-1421, folio 78v. bis] [For other entries about silkwomen, see pages 286-287 (money paid to Isabelle Bally and Maud Denton for silk fringe, 1415-1416) and Volume 2, pages 1012-1013 (money from silkwoman Isabelle Flete for the new windows in the mercers’ hall (1456) and torches given by a silkwoman named Gedge (1464). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London: An Edition and Translation. Volume 1  Edited by Lisa Jefferson.  Ashgate, 2009.  Pages 328 - 329.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text; Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Economics Mercers’ Company Silk Silkwomen Work 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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