Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9769
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Goldberg , P.J.P.
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  • Title: For Better, for Worse: Marriage and Economic Opportunity for Women in Town and Country [The article considers the difference in economic opportunities for women between towns and rural areas, and argues that economic autonomy had an impact on the age at which women married. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Woman is a Worthy Wight: Women in English Society c. 1200-1500.  Edited by P.J.P. Goldberg.  Alan Sutton Publishing, 1992.  Pages 108 - 125.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ages at Marriage Cities and Towns Economics Marriage Rural Conditions Women in Active Roles
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of York
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0862998646
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