Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4574
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  • Title: The Dilemma of the Widow of Property for Late Medieval London [The author argues that wealthy widows, with both capital and property, served as conduits of wealth. Widows tended to remarry within the same social group to which their previous husbands had belonged, strengthening guild and status solidarities. Title n
  • Source: The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy.  Edited by Sherry Roush and Cristelle L. Baskins.  Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.  Pages 135 - 146.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Dower Economics Inheritance Land Tenure London Merchants Remarriage Widows
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0866983430
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