Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9601
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Smith , Jennifer.
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  • Title: Unfamiliar Territory: Women, Land, and Law in Occitania, 1130-1250
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Law.  Edited by Noël James Menuge.  Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 19 - 40.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Domna (Literary Figure) Inheritance Land Tenure Law Occitania Power Property Troubadours
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Table: Four Tables. Table One Total numbers of "domnas" in charters by status (primary agent, secondary agent, and non-agent). Marital status is also indicated. Table Two Marital status of women participating in land transactions. Table Three Number of "domnas" present in charters over different time scales (pre-1100 through 1291). Table Four Distribution of women in charters undefined by status or title (pre-1100 through 1273).
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Western Australia [doctoral student]
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851157750