Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7902
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lewis , Katherine J.
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  • Title: Women, Testamentary Discourse, and Life-Writing in Later Medieval England [the author examines wills of 19 women and those of their husbands as autobiographical compositions; she notes differences between female and male wills with women leaving clothing and jewelry rather than land and remembering a network of female relatives, friends, and servants].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Law.  Edited by Noël James Menuge.  Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 57 - 75.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Autobiography Inheritance Somerset, England Wills
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Huddersfield
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851157750