Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5441
Author(s): Welch, Evelyn S.
Title : Women as Patrons and Clients in the Courts of Quattrocento Italy [The author examines cases of "clientelismo" in Italian courts involving duchesses and their household staff in relationships with groups ranging from clients to religious houses].
Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.   Edited by Letizia Panizza .   European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000.  Pages 18 - 34.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 5579
Author(s): de Visser- van Terwisga, Marijke.
Title : Les Portugais dans l'entourage de la duchesse de Bourgogne Isabelle de Portugal (1430- 1471) [the Appendix presents a transcript dated May 6, 1453, of the marriage contract between Béatrice of Coïmbre, niece of the duchess Isabel, and Adolphe of Clèves, nephew of Duke Philip the Good; both uncle and aunt endowed the bride generously with land, money, and luxury goods].
Source: Revue du Nord , 77., 310 (avril-juin 1995):  Pages 321 - 343.
Year of Publication: 1995.

3. Record Number: 12698
Author(s): Turner, Ralph V.
Title : The Children of Anglo-Norman Royalty and Their Upbringing [Although royals did demonstrate affection toward their children (both legitimate and illegitimate), aristocratic parents did not consider childcare their primary responsibility. Although noblewomen participated in the education of children, they saw other roles as more important: supervising household affairs, acting as regents when their husbands were away, giving birth to heirs, and negotiating marriage alliances for their sons and daughters. Many other people (including household servants, nurses, and relatives) shared the responsibility of childrearing. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Prosopography , 11., 2 (Autumn 1990):  Pages 17 - 52.
Year of Publication: 1990.