Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9817
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Menuge , No‘l James.
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  • Title: Female Wards and Marriage in Romance and Law: A Question of Consent
  • Source: Young Medieval Women.  Edited by Katherine J. Lewis, Noel James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 153 - 171.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Consent Havelok the Dane, Middle English Poem Law Literature- Verse Marriage Romance, Literary Genre Wardship William of Palerne, Middle English Romance Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
  • Related Resources: The ability of young women to confront authority is also central to Noel Menuge's discussion of the marriage of wards. Menuge argues that reading legal texts and romances that discuss wardship against each other allows the historian to isolate which issue
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of York [Doctoral Candidate]
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312221304
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