Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8436
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Reyerson , Kathryn L.
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  • Title: Prostitution in Medieval Montpellier: The Ladies of Campus Polverel [from notarial registers the author has identified a district in which prostitutes rented houses during the 1330s and 1340s. The appendix summarizes twenty-five transactions from the notarial registers; they concern house rentals and purchases of chests and clothing].
  • Source: Medieval Prosopography 18, ( 1997): Pages 209 - 228.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Auctioneers Economics Houses of Prostitution Montpellier, Hérault, France Notaries Prostitutes Rental Housing Single Women
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Notarial Document; Archives Municipales de Montpellier, II 1-3 and Archives Départementales de l'Hérault, II E 95/368-377.
  • Illustrations: One map of Montpellier. It shows the suburbs surrounding the town and the gates leading out of Montpellier.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Minnesota
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01989405
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