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1. Record Number: 15599
Author(s): Freed, John B.
Title : German Source Collections: The Archdiocese of Salzburg as a Case Study [The author uses printed source collections to study the women of the Pettau family, an extremely successful group of archiepiscopal ministerials, who served the archbishops of Salzburg as bondsmen. Freed concludes that the male family members married up in social status, while the females did not. He also found that women generally retained a good deal of control over thier property. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.   Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal .   University of Georgia Press, 1990.  Pages 80 - 121.
Year of Publication: 1990.