Servants, Wives and Widows: Reading gender in women’s petitions to the English Court of Chancery in the later Middle Ages

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Abstract

This paper analyses to what extent the legal shaping of the bills of Chancery masks or reveals the status and the gendered positions of women in English medieval society.
Translated title of the contributionServants, Wives and Widows: Reading gender in women’s petitions to the English Court of Chancery in the later Middle Ages
Original languageFrench
Article number2
Pages (from-to)1-28
Number of pages28
JournalCahiers électroniques d’histoire textuelle du LAMOP
Volume8
Publication statusPublished - 26 Apr 2017

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