Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13146
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): van Houts , Elisabeth.
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  • Title: Gender and Authority of Oral Witnesses in Europe (800- 1300) [The author examines women's participation in legal cases; only under certain circumstances could women testify; canon lawyers were hostile towards women, while secular lawyers, such as Philippe de Beaumanoir, were more lenient].
  • Source: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth Series 9, ( 1999): Pages 201 - 220.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Canon Law Law Misogyny Witnesses
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 9- 10- 11- 12- 13
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00804401