Daughters of the Reconquest: Women in Castilian Town Society, 1100-1300

@article{Kish1984DaughtersOT,
  title={Daughters of the Reconquest: Women in Castilian Town Society, 1100-1300},
  author={Kathleen V. Kish and Heath Dillard},
  journal={Hispania},
  year={1984},
  volume={69},
  pages={315}
}
List of illustrations Acknowledgments List of abbreviations Introduction 1. Townswomen and the medieval settlement of Castile 2. Brides, weddings and the bonds of matrimony 3. Wives, husbands and the conjugal household 4. Widows of the Reconquest, a numerous class 5. On the margins: mistresses and abducted wives 6. The daily round: activities and occupations 7. In defence of feminine honour: the shield of municipal law 8. Women without honour: harlots, procuresses, sorceresses and other… Expand
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