Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9422
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Haskett , Timothy S.
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  • Title: The Curteys Women in Chancery: The Legacy of Henry and Rye Brown [the author examines two wills from a husband and a wife along with a Chancery bill from five female relatives of the husband who ask for help in obtaining some property wrongly appropriated by the husband's executor; appendices include the requests and directions of Henry Browne and Rye Browne, and an edition of the Chancery bill from the Curteys women].
  • Source: Women, Marriage, and Family in Medieval Christendom: Essays in Memory of Michael M. Sheehan, C.S.B.  Edited by Constance M. Rousseau and Joel T. Rosenthal.  Western Michigan University, 1998.  Pages 349 - 398.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Browne, Rye, Wife of Henry Browne, Chandler and Burgess of Calais Courts of Law Courts of Law, Ecclesiastical Family Inheritance Wills
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
  • Primary Evidence: Legal Document; Will;1) London, Public Record Office, 11/4 (Register Stokton), fols. 124 r-v, 125 r-v. Wills of Henry Browne and his wife, Rye Browne.2) London, Public Record Office, C 1/28, no. 53, Chancery case of the Curteys Women.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Victoria
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English;Middle English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1879288656