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Women in court : the property rights of brides, heiresses and widows in thirteenth-century England

@inproceedings{Lu2018WomenIC,
  title={Women in court : the property rights of brides, heiresses and widows in thirteenth-century England},
  author={S. Lu},
  year={2018}
}
  • S. Lu
  • Published 2018
  • Political Science
The research targets women in court – those who were frequently recorded in legal documents managing or protecting their property rights. The main concern is the change and development of the legal status and property rights of women, namely hereditas (inheritance), maritagium (marriage portion) and dos (dower) from the end of the twelfth century to the thirteenth century in England, and how they strove for their rights in court. While the thirteenth century is significant in England for the… Expand