Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 15314
Author(s): Butler, Sara M.
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Title : Abortion by Assault: Violence against Pregnant Women in Thirteenth and Fourteenth- Century England
Source: Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 9 - 31.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 5835
Author(s): Everard, Judith.
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Title : Public Authority and Private Rights: Women in the English Royal Court of Justice, 1196- 1250 [the author argues that women rarely, and in the majority of categories never, served in the various roles needed for the royal courts of law (judges, juries, sheriffs, knights of the shire, sureties, essoiners {who presented a party's excuse for not attending the court}, attorneys, and witnesses); women were on occasion litigants, in some cases attorneys (when male family members could not serve), and provided expert testimony concerning pregnancy, rape, and other matters deemed to be women's areas of special expertise].
Source: Sexuality and Gender in History: Selected Essays.   Edited by Penelope Hetherington and Philippa Maddern .   Centre for Western Australian History, University of Western Australia, 1993. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 123 - 143.
Year of Publication: 1993.

3. Record Number: 10376
Author(s): Curnow, Maureen Cheney.
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Title : La Pioche d’Inquisition: Legal-Judicial Content and Style in Christine de Pizan’s "Livre de la Cite des Dames" [During her early years as a writer, Christine had extensive experience with royal law courts and legal proceedings both in her own life and in connection with her father and her husband. Christine’s knowledge and application of legal terminology and style in her work reflects the close connection between law and rhetoric in medieval education. Drawing upon her own education, Christine uses legal vocabulary in her poetry as part of a larger argument in favor of female participation in the law. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno .   University of Georgia Press, 1992. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 157 - 172.
Year of Publication: 1992.