Women in Medieval English Society / Edition 1by Mavis E. Mate
Pub. Date: 08/28/1999
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book presents a concise and accessible introduction to the various issues and debates surrounding women and their position in medieval society. Professor Mate examines the role women played in the economy, clarifies legal provisions for women and highlights the importance of class, as well as gender, in determining marriage and opportunities.
Table of Contents1. Introduction; 2. Early medieval society 600-1250; 3. The late Middle Ages 1250-1350; Conclusion.
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