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

Livingstone, Amy, 1961-

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  • Creator Amy Livingstone
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xi, 280 pages : maps, genealogical tables ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 9780801448416, 0801448417, 1778541607, 9781778541605
  • OCLC ocn449283973

Notes

  • 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