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This appendix section contains eleven appendices relevant to the examination of the property, power, marriage and identity of a selected group of aristocratic widows in Iceland and Yorkshire. The first two appendices presents details of Icelandic and Yorkshire widows. The third appendix contains information about types of property acquired by widows and degree of wealth. The next appendix presents details of descent of lands and power. The fifth and sixth appendices contain information about the circumstances of those women who remarried and the circumstances of widows at the end of their final relationship. The seventh and eighth appendices provide details of remarriage, lordship, kinship and rank, and seals of the Yorkshire widows. The next appendix contains information about naming patterns - sons and daughters. The final appendix focuses on Avice Meschin's marriages and the inheritance of her daughter Alice Paynel.

Keywords: Alice Paynel; aristocratic widows; Avice Meschin; Iceland; property; remarriage; Yorkshire



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