Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4467
Author(s): Menuge, Noël James.
Title : A Few Home Truths: The Medieval Mother as Guardian in Romance and Law [The author examines the roles of mothers and step-mothers in legal treatises and wardship romances; both genres favor the interests of a patrilineal, primogenitive feudal society by showing family members as untrustworthy and only the lord as reliable].
Source: Medieval Women and the Law.   Edited by Noël James Menuge .   Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 77 - 103.
Year of Publication: 2000.