Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5712
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Meek , Christine.
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  • Title: Women Between the Law and Social Reality in Early Renaissance Lucca [The author examines cases in which women claimed their dowries, either because their husbands had died or because their husbands' finances were very precarious].
  • Source: Women in Italian Renaissance Culture and Society.  Edited by Letizia Panizza.  European Humanities Research Centre, University of Oxford, 2000.  Pages 182 - 193.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Dowries Economics Law Lucca, Lucca, Italy Wives
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Legal Document; Lucca, Archivio di Stato di Lucca. The author draws many of her documents from the Archivio de' Notari.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Trinity College, Dublin
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1900755092
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