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PORTRAITS OF MEDIEVAL WOMEN

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Although numerous general studies of medieval women and a number of biographies of medieval queens have appeared in recent years, ... Lire la suite
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Description

Although numerous general studies of medieval women and a number of biographies of medieval queens have appeared in recent years, there have been comparatively few studies that combine biographical and prosopographical methodologies in order to develop portraits of specific women as case studies of the different life experiences of medieval women. The individual chapters can be read as separate histories of their specific subjects as well as case studies which together provide a coherent picture of the medieval English noblewoman.



"Linda E. Mitchell's work on women in medieval England is a well researched and interesting discussion of women and their relationship within marriage, family, and the community. The skillful use of a variety of sources makes this work useful and appropriate for specialists in the study of medieval women, as well as those just beginning their study of the medieval period...Mitchell's work is a welcome and timely addition to the discussion of women's roles within English medieval society." - Shawndra Holderby, The Historian



Auteur
Linda E. Mitchell is Martha Jane Phillips Starr/Missouri Distinguished Professor of Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA. 

Contenu
Introduction Squabbling Sisters: The Impact of Partible Inheritance on Natal Family Ties Like Mother, Like Daughter: The Parallel Careers of Margaret de Quency and Maud de Lacy Heroism and Duty: Maud Mortimer of Wigmore's Contributions to the Royalist Cause Welshness, Englishness, and the Problem of Dowagers in Wales: The Lestrange and Corbet Families' Marital Adventures in Powys Murderous Maud? The Case Against Maud Mortimer of Richard's Castle Isabella de Vescy and the Lords Ordainer: Marital Politics and the Crown, 1272-1334 Martyr to the Cause: The Tragic Career of Alice de Lacy Conclusions: The English Noblewoman 1215-1350; Rise and Decline?

Informations sur le produit

Titre: PORTRAITS OF MEDIEVAL WOMEN
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781349633715
ISBN: 1349633712
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Palgrave Macmillan US
nombre de pages: 196
Poids: 254g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T10mm
Année: 2019
Auflage: 1st ed. 2003

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