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Susan M. Johns

in Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The secular women's seals present the historian with unique opportunities to study the portrayal of female identity in twelfth-century England. Seals were visual representations of power, and they ... More


Royal inquests and the power of noblewomen: the Rotuli de Dominabus et Pueris et Puellis de XII Comitatibus of 1185

Susan M. Johns

in Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter investigates the 1185 Rotuli de Dominabus et Pueris et Puellis de XII Comitatibus in order to consider the way that royal authority and the law shaped the experience of noblewomen, but ... More


Noblewomen, Aristocracy and Power in the Twelfth-Century Anglo-Norman Realm

Susan M. Johns

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719063046
eISBN:
9781781700280
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719063046.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This is a study of noblewomen in twelfth-century England and Normandy, and of the ways in which they exercised power. It draws on a mix of evidence to offer a reconceptualization of women's role in ... More


Shaping the Common Law: From Glanvill to Hale, 1188-1688

Thomas Garden Barnes

Allen D. Boyer (ed.)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804757140
eISBN:
9780804779593
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804757140.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book discusses the contributions of great common-law jurists and singular documents—namely the Magna Carta and the Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts—that have shaped common law, from its ... More


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