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Author Livingstone, Amy, 1961-

Title Out of love for my kin : aristocratic family life in the lands of the Loire, 1000-1200 / Amy Livingstone

Publ Info Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  HT653.F7 L58 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HT653 F7 L58 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 280 pages : maps, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : aristocrats and their families -- The lands of the Loire, 1000-1200 -- Aristocratic family life -- Aristocratic family life writ small : the Fréteval, Mondoubleau, and Dives kindred -- Inheritance : diversity and continuity -- Marriage and the disposition of property : a sign of status? -- Marriage : practicalities, ideologies, and affection -- For better, not worse : wives and husbands as partners in family and lordship -- Contestations : asserting and reasserting a place in the family -- Conclusion : out of love for my kin
LC subject Aristocracy (Social class) -- France -- Loire River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Families -- France -- Loire River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Kinship -- France -- Loire River Valley -- History -- To 1500
Loire River Valley (France) -- Social life and customs
France -- Social life and customs -- To 1328
ISBN 9780801448416 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801448417 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 40017785416