The Fourth Estate: A History of Women in the Middle Ages
by Shahar, Shulamith (2003)
Did women really constitute a `fourth estate' in medieval society and, if so, in what sense? In this wide-ranging study Shulamith Shahar considers this and the whole question of the varying attitudes to women and their status in western Europe between the twelfth and the fifteenth centuries.
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