Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2453
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Howell , Martha C.
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  • Title: Fixing Movables: Gifts by Testament in Late Medieval Douai [The personal goods that women bequeathed to family, friends, and the poor carried social meaning and economic value].
  • Source URL: Past and Present (Full Text via JSTOR) 150 (Feb. 1996): 3-45. Link Info target = '_blank'>Past and Present (Full Text via JSTOR) 150 (Feb. 1996): 3-45. Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Clothing Douai, Nord, France Economics Gender Gifts Law Lay Piety Property Social Networks Wills Wives
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Will; Douai, Archives Municipales. FF 861-84- Wills in "chirographe," an individual parchment with three copies of the text to be divided among the aldermen, testator, and executor. FF 444-50- Wills in "registre," 1419-1495.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Columbia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00312746
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