Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2451
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Howell , Martha.
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  • Title: Rewriting Marriage in Late Medieval Douai [from emphasis on the conjugal pair to the interests of the next generation].
  • Source: Romanic Review 86, 2 (March 1995): Pages 307 - 337. Special issue: The Production of Knowledge: Institutionalizing Sex, Gender, and Sexualiity in Medieval Discourse. Ed. by Kathryn Gravdal.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Douai, Nord, France Dowries Family Gender Husbands Inheritance Law Marriage Marriage Contracts Social History Widows Wives
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Primary Evidence: Marriage Contract; Archives Municipales de Douai. Ravestissements par letter- Written donations which guaranteed full and absolute succession rights to survivors of infertile marriages. Marriage Contracts- Modified marital property relations and succession.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Columbia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00358118
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