Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7163
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Waugh , Scott L.
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  • Title: Women's Inheritance and the Growth of Bureaucratic Monarchy in Twelfth- and Thirteenth-Century England [The author documents changes in English inheritance laws as they pertain to female heirs and coheirs, showing that, by 1250, the process of partitioning inheritances had changed in such a way that administrative roles were assumed increasingly by royal officials and justices rather than lords. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Nottingham Medieval Studies 34, ( 1990): Pages 71 - 92.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Administration Daughters Heiresses Inheritance Law Politics
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00782122