Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3664
Author(s): Cohn, Samuel Kline Jr.
Title : Marriage in the Mountains: The Florentine Territorial State, 1348- 1500 [the author analyzes peasant marriage patterns in three regions, one in the plains and two in the mountains; dowry prices suggest that society was less egalitarian in the mountains than in the plains; the distances between spouses suggest that the people in the mountains were much less insular than those in the plains in which a third married within their own village].
Source: Marriage in Italy, 1300-1650.   Edited by Trevor Dean and K. J. P. Lowe .   Cambridge University Press, 1998.  Pages 174 - 196.
Year of Publication: 1998.

2. Record Number: 4335
Author(s): Hanawalt, Barbara A.
Title : Medieval English Women in Rural and Urban Domestic Space [The author argues that women's space was strictly regulated; if they ventured outside it (especially into fields and taverns), they risked their honor and their persons].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 52 (1998): 19-26. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 8687
Author(s): Graham, Helena.
Title : A Woman's Work ...: Labour and Gender in the Late Medieval Countryside [Closely studying court rolls, the author investigates what kinds of labor women performed and were associated with in medieval Staffordshire. 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 126 - 148.
Year of Publication: 1992.

4. Record Number: 8575
Author(s): Bennett, Judith M.
Title : Widows in the Medieval English Countryside [The author, while arguing that widows took an active part in the legal issues of households in rural medieval England, also explores the problematics of their legal status. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 69 - 114.
Year of Publication: 1992.

5. Record Number: 8686
Author(s): Goldberg, P.J.P.
Title : For Better, for Worse: Marriage and Economic Opportunity for Women in Town and Country [The article considers the difference in economic opportunities for women between towns and rural areas, and argues that economic autonomy had an impact on the age at which women married. 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 108 - 125.
Year of Publication: 1992.

6. Record Number: 12790
Author(s): Jewell, Helen M.
Title : Women at the Courts of the Manor of Wakefield, 1348-1350 [The author studies the fourteenth-century manorial court rolls from Wakefield in order to study women’s involvement in petty crime, in landholding and civil pleas activities, and in miscellaneous entries which offer information about the economic and social standing of individual women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Northern History , 26., ( 1990):  Pages 59 - 81.
Year of Publication: 1990.

7. Record Number: 31497
Title : Peasant Family Going to Market
Source: Northern History , 26., ( 1990):
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