Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1673
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Smith , Richard M.
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  • Title: Geographical Diversity in the Resort to Marriage in Late Medieval Europe: Work, Reputation, and Unmarried Females in the Household Formation Systems of Northern and Southern Europe [The author uses demographic evidence from York and Tuscany to demonstrate the differences in household systems between Northwest and Mediterranean Europe. 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 16 - 59.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Demography Households Marriage Tuscany Work York, North Yorkshire, England
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Table: One Table. Table One Rules applying to household formation in pre-industrial societies for northwest European simple household systems and joint-household systems.
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  • Author's Affiliation: All Souls College, University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0862998646
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