Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7708
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chabot , Isabelle.
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  • Title: Lineage Strategies and the Control of Widows in Renaissance Florence [The author argues that to ensure the male monopoly over wealth and power, men manipulated maternity (ranging from relationships with children to inheritance) for the interests of their patrilineage].
  • Source: Widowhood in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.  Edited by Sandra Cavallo and Lyndan Warner.  Women and Men in History. Longman, 1999.  Pages 127 - 144.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Davizzi, Lena, Widow and Nun Dowries Family Florence Inheritance Patrilineage Remarriage Widows
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Florence
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0582317479
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