Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8749
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hough , Carole A.
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  • Title: The Early Kentish "Divorce Laws": A Reconsideration of Aethelberht, Chs. 79 and 80 [argues that the text traditionally taken as evidence of divorce is in fact about a widow who either remains celibate, keeping her inheritance and children, or remarries and loses her inheritance and, possibly, her children as well].
  • Source: Anglo-Saxon England 23, ( 1994): Pages 19 - 34.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ethelbert, King of Kent Children Divorce Inheritance Law Old English Language Remarriage Widows
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 7
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Nottingham
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02636751