Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9765
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rees Jones , Sarah.
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  • Title: Women's Influence on the Design of Urban Homes [The author argues that home ownership was more important to women than to men. Houses provided security, status, and a means for earning income. The physical environment of the home shaped the bourgeois ideal of female domesticity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski.  Cornell University Press, 2003.  Pages 190 - 211.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Architecture- Secular Cities and Towns Domestic Space Economics Gender Property Rental Housing Social History Work York, North Yorkshire, England
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Table: One Table. Table One Statistics on rental properties from the estate of the Vicars Choral in York, 1309-1472. Includes rent income, cost of repairs, and percentage of male and female tenants along with the percentage each group paid in rent and received in repairs.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of York
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0801441129
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