Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 28318
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Contributor(s): Lisa Jefferson, translator
Title : “Fees: Alice Bridenelle, the daughter of Thomas Picot, the son of John Picot, the son of Nicholas Picot, sometime mercer of London, for a fee to make her free – 20s.” [1427-1428, folio 94v.] [Alice Bridenelle is the only woman (apart from widows) noted in these records as being admitted to the Mercers’ Company. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London: An Edition and Translation. Volume 1   Edited by Lisa Jefferson .   Ashgate, 2009.  Pages 384 - 385.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. Record Number: 28319
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Lisa Jefferson, translator
Title : “This ordinance was revised during the term of office of the aforesaid wardens… And it is fully agreed that all widows of the mistery who wish to live as a feme-sole and carry on the trade with their household, who are under the governance of the mistery, or those who are with husbands who are men of the same mistery and under its governance, shall enjoy the full benefit of the aforesaid ordinance.” [1417, folio 71v.]
Source: The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London: An Edition and Translation. Volume 1   Edited by Lisa Jefferson .   Ashgate, 2009.  Pages 296 - 299.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 28320
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Lisa Jefferson, translator
Title : “Fee for the admission of a woman: Memorandum, received from Alice Corsmaker for a fee for admission to the Silkwomen’s craft – 6s. 8d.” [1420-1421, folio 78v. bis] [For other entries about silkwomen, see pages 286-287 (money paid to Isabelle Bally and Maud Denton for silk fringe, 1415-1416) and Volume 2, pages 1012-1013 (money from silkwoman Isabelle Flete for the new windows in the mercers’ hall (1456) and torches given by a silkwoman named Gedge (1464). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Medieval Account Books of the Mercers of London: An Edition and Translation. Volume 1   Edited by Lisa Jefferson .   Ashgate, 2009.  Pages 328 - 329.
Year of Publication: 2009.

4. Record Number: 14604
Author(s): Carbonetti Vendittelli, Cristina.
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Title : In registro di entrate e uscite del convento domenicano di San Sisto negli anni 1369-1381 [Dominican friars kept administrative records for the nuns of San Sisto Vecchio, as well as for their convent at the same church. These records occasionally reflect records kept by the nuns themselves. The accounting of income reflects the economic base of the two houses, including from land held for the nuns and gifts given by their friends and kin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Economia e societa a Roma tra Medioevo e Rinascimento: Studi dedicati ad Arnold Esch.   Edited by Anna Esposito and Luciano Palermo .   Viella, 2005.  Pages 83 - 121.
Year of Publication: 2005.

5. Record Number: 4637
Author(s): Gibbons, Rachel C.
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Title : The Queen as "Social Mannequin." Consumerism and Expenditure at the Court of Isabeau of Bavaria, 1393- 1422
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 26., 4 (December 2000):  Pages 371 - 395.
Year of Publication: 2000.

6. Record Number: 1843
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Title : What the Genoese Cast upon Helena Dragash's Head: Coins Not "Confecti" [argues, based on evidence from the acccount book of the Genoese commune in Pera, that the Genoese showered Helena Dragash with coins when she made her ceremonial entrance into Constantinople a few days prior to her wedding].
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 20., ( 1994):  Pages 235 - 246.
Year of Publication: 1994.