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Women and gender in the early modern world.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Inheritance law, guardianship, and women "The great love and affection I have for her" : appointing female guardians "Giving security to the youthful years" : raising wards and managing noble property "With license and authority" : arranging marriages for noble wards "A guardian should bring suit" : female guardians in court "I have been diligent" : life after guardianship.
KKT517.5 .C66 2011
Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate,