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Medieval English Wardship in Romance and Law Studies Of Wardship In Medieval England Have So Far Only Seriously Concentrated On Legal Concerns, Thus Overlooking The Intricacies And Subtleties Of Wardship Discourse As They Are Revealed In Romance Literature Menuge Explores How Wardship Literature In Romance May Be Used In Studies Of Wardship, And How It May Complement An Understanding Of Legal History Wardship Discourse Is Examined In A Variety Of Sources Legal Treatises, Cases, And Romance And Is Discussed In The Light Of Medieval And Current Perceptions Of Wardship Questions Are Raised As To Why And How Wards, Guardians, Lords And Families Are Constructed In The Sources, And How These May Be Read As Narrative Fictions To Tell Us About Wardship Construction And Perception In Author And Audience Alike The Issues Addressed Are Those To Do With Inheritance, Waste, Legal Age, Marriage And Guardianship Care, While The Dominant Theme Is The Importance Of The Father And His Legacy To The Ward.

4 thoughts on “Medieval English Wardship in Romance and Law

  1. says:

    Dry, but very informative on the subject of medieval English wardship and its place in both real law and medieval fiction The role of both male and female wards are examined as well as the role of guardianship Special emphasis is placed on the villainous guardian of medieval romance.

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