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"The London Silkwomen of the Fifteenth Century"

by Dale, Marian K (1933)


In giving some account of the London silkwomen it is the purpose of this article to illustrate the usual practices among female I participants in trade and industry at this time, and to show that although this mistery was not recognized as a definite gild, it was pursued on the lines of the craft gilds of male workers.


Apprenticeships, Crafts, Silk Merchants, Women, Artisans, Chancery Courts, History, Fifteenth Century, Gender


History of Women and Work, Women's Work in History, Middle Ages, Medieval Guilds

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