Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 7866
Author(s): Berkhofer, Robert F., III
Title : Marriage, Lordship, and the "Greater Unfree" in Twelfth-Century France [The author uses records from northern French monasteries and information about two well-documented unfree mayoral families to explore the supervision that lords (in these cases abbots) could exert on the marriages of the more important and wealthy unfree. The author also looks at the changes in canon law in regard to marriage and the comparative case of "merchet" (a marriage payment owed to the lord by the unfree) in England. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Past and Present , 173., (November 2001):  Pages 3 - 27.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 4747
Author(s): Devroey, Jean-Pierre.
Title : Men and Women in Early Medieval Serfdom: The Ninth-Century North Frankish Evidence [the author takes issue with Susan Stuard's article "Ancillary Evidence for the Decline of Medieval Slavery" in Past and Present 149 (November 1995): 3-28; he argues that the unfree had obligations to their masters but were not in total subjection; the "ancilla" was more likely to suffer sexual abuse but that "was not determined by the juridical status of the women" page 30].
Source: Past and Present , 166., (February 2000):  Pages 3 - 30.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 7364
Author(s): Devroey, Jean-Pierre.
Title : Femmes au mirroir des polyptyques: une approche des rapports du couple dans l'exploitation rurale dépendante entre Seine et Rhin au IXe siècle [The author argues that the history of women can only be fully understood when it is considered along with the history of men. Using ninth century polyptiques, the author analyzes women's and men's roles for peasants, serfs, and the unfree. He also suggests reasons for the smaller numbes of women and larger numbers of men in the rural populations. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.   Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre .   Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999. Continuity and Change , 14., 2 (August 1999):  Pages 227 - 249.
Year of Publication: 1999.

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: 3094
Author(s): Jones, Ernest D.
Title : The Spalding Priory Merchet Evidence from the 1250s to the1470s
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 24., 2 (June 1998):  Pages 155 - 175.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 996
Author(s): Jones, E. D.
Title : Medieval Merchets as Demographic Data: Some Evidence from the Spalding Priory Estates, Lincolnshire
Source: Continuity and Change , 11., 3 (Dec. 1996):  Pages 459 - 470.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. 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.