Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 28348
Contributor(s): Eric James Gallagher, translator
Title : The prior of Holy Trinity of Ipswich was summoned to answer Alice Biccernut… [Item 651 from Ipswich concerns a suit brought by Alice Biccernut against the prior of Holy Trinity over a land dispute. The court found in the prior’s favor and charged Alice a fine which was “pardoned for the queen” (identified as Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III, by Eric Gallagher). Title note supplied by Feminae.)
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 133 - 134.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. Record Number: 10876
Author(s): Kittell, Ellen E.
Title : Reconciliation or Punishment: Women, Community, and Malefaction in the Medieval County of Flanders [The author argues that women began to be associated with specific crimes during the fourteenth century in the Low Countries. In the previous century the emphasis was on reconciliation among individuals in conflict, but during the fourteenth century the courts focused on punishing the offender. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Texture of Society: Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries.   Edited by Ellen E. Kittell and Mary A. Suydam .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 3 - 30.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 9515
Author(s): Bennett, Judith M.
Title : Writing Fornication: Medieval Leyrwite and Its Historians (Read 4 July 2002) [In the Appendix the author lists the printed editions of primary sources that she consulted. She also includes brief comments on the situation for south-western England (Devon and Cornwall), since leyrwite was exceptionally high in Cornwall.].
Source: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth Series , 13., ( 2003):  Pages 131 - 162.
Year of Publication: 2003.

4. Record Number: 5959
Author(s): Müller, Miriam.
Title : The Function and Evasion of Marriage Fines on a Fourteenth-Century English Manor
Source: Continuity and Change , 14., 2 (August 1999):  Pages 169 - 190.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 2361
Author(s): Hough, Carole.
Title : Aelfred's "Domboc" and the Language of Rape: A Reconsideration of Alfred Ch. 11 [argues that women were entitled to receive compensation in their own right for sexual assaults and thus enjoyed a degree of legal autonomy].
Source: Medium Aevum , 66., 1 ( 1997):  Pages 1 - 27.
Year of Publication: 1997.

6. Record Number: 2733
Author(s): Hough, Carole.
Title : A New Reading of Alfred, ch. 26 [it concerns compensation for the rape of underage girls which the author suggests was the same as that owed for raping women who were past child-bearing age].
Source: Nottingham Medieval Studies , 4., ( 1997):  Pages 1 - 12.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 1384
Author(s): DeAragon, RaGena C.
Title : Dowager Countesses, 1069-1230 [prosopographical study of fifty-eight dowager countesses including numbers of marriages, lengths of marriages, numbers of children, retirement to monasteries, and treatment by the king].
Source: Anglo-Norman Studies , 17., ( 1994):  Pages 87 - 100.
Year of Publication: 1994.

8. Record Number: 8438
Author(s): Jones, E. D.
Title : The Medieval Leyrwite: A Historical Note on Female Fornication [Leyrwite was a fine, most often paid by women, for illicit sexual activity. The author analyzes the records from Spaulding Priory concerning the serfs that worked its lands. He argues that the Priory did not levy the fines for financial purposes. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Historical Review (Full Text via JSTOR) 107, 425 (October 1992): 945-953. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

9. Record Number: 7165
Author(s): Finch, Andrew.
Title : Women and Violence in the Later Middle Ages: The Evidence of the Officiality of Cerisy
Source: Continuity and Change , 7., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 23 - 45.
Year of Publication: 1992.