Women, charters and land ownership in Scotland, 1150–1350

@article{Neville2005WomenCA,
  title={Women, charters and land ownership in Scotland, 1150–1350},
  author={Cynthia J. Neville},
  journal={The Journal of Legal History},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={25 - 54}
}
  • C. Neville
  • Published 1 April 2005
  • History, Economics, Law
  • The Journal of Legal History
This essay examines some of the contexts in which women appear especially in non-royal deeds from the kingdom of Scotland in the years between roughly 1150 and 1350. It is based on a survey of several thousand charters written on behalf of both men and women, native, Anglo-Norman and European. It considers how charter evidence may be used to illuminate the extent to which women both used and shaped the laws and customs that governed the conveyance of land in medieval Scotland, and examines… 
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