I recently presented a paper at the eighth conference of the International Research Network Gender Differences in the History of European Legal Cultures held from the 17th to the 19th of November 2016 in Rouen, France. The conference was entitled 'North vs. South? Gender, law and the economy in early [...]
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In the search through the generally mundane entries of the plea rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews, records which tend to recall debts owed, monies paid or contentions arising from these sorts of activities, one occasionally finds an entry that stands out from the rest. That was certainly the [...]
Mirabel daughter of Elias of Gloucester: TNA, C 60 (1217-18), m. 7. As I was reading through the surviving plea rolls of the Exchequer of the Jews, looking for Jewish women in action in the courts, I came across a truly remarkable story. This was [...]