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Tag results: law

A husband's right to answer in court for his wife (1100-1400) [more]
A widower's right to use his wife's land (1100-1400) [more]
brewers in Edinburgh (1530-1530) [more]
Glasgow Burgh Court 1573 (1573-1573) [more]
Goods inherited by the heir in an urban family (1100-1400) [more]
Inheritance rights of daughters and sons in towns. (1100-1400) [more]
Inheritance rights when a burgess has married more than once (1100-1400) [more]
Keeping an urban property in the family. (1100-1400) [more]
Marriage dispensation for marrying within the forbidden degrees of affinity (1510-1510) [more]
marriage dispensation in Glasgow diocese (1420-1420) [more]
Restrictions on a wife's dower rights (1100-1400) [more]
restrictions on servant women and nurses living on their own in Edinburgh (1530-1530) [more]
Rights of widows to trade in towns. (1100-1400) [more]
Selling meat and drink in towns (1100-1400) [more]
trading offence in Edinburgh (1529-1529) [more]
Eveline MacLaren (1883-1955): one of the first two women law graduates   see Hector MacQueen 'Scotland's First Women Law Gr... [more]
Josephine Stuart (born 1883): one of first two women law graduates   See Hector MacQueen, `Scotland`s first women law gradu... [more]
Gordon, Eleanor "Irreglar Marriage: Myth and Reality" , in Journal of Social History, vol.47:2 (2013) More details ...