Medieval women’s wills
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on March 22, 2023
Medieval women’s wills The British Library’s Medieval and Renaissance Women project has recently digitised a number of wills of women from the 13th to the 16th centuries, from England, Flanders and Germany. These offer insight into ownership of property and resources.
Posted in History | Tagged Middle ages, Ownership, Property, Women | Leave a response
Young people are less likely to own their own home
Posted by Andrew Dunn in Social Sciences and Humanities Librarians’ Blog on February 16, 2018
According to the latest analysis from IFS: ‘In 1995–96, 65% of those aged 25–34 with incomes in the middle 20% for their age owned their own home. Twenty years later, that figure was just 27%.’ The research covers the last 20 years and considers national and regional levels of ownership and the relationship between trends in […]
Posted in Economics | Tagged European Union, Housing, Ownership, Rents, United Kingdom | Leave a response