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Goldy, Charlotte Newman

Writing Medieval Women’s Lives

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Setting the Scene
Charlotte Newman Goldy, Amy Livingstone

Part I. Rereading Sources

2. The Foundation Legend of Godstow Abbey: A Holy Woman’s Life in Anglo-Norman Verse
Emilie Amt

3. Remembering Countess Delphine’s Books: Reading as a Means to Shape a Holy Woman’s Sanctity
Nicole Archambeau

4. The Letters of Princess Sophia of Hungary, a Nun at Admont
Jonathan R. Lyon

5. The Missing Rusian Women: The Case of Evpraksia Vsevolodovna
Christian Raffensperger

6. Leaving Warboys: Emigration from a Fifteenth-Century English Village
Anne Reiber Windt

7. Women as Legal Agents in Late Medieval Genoa
Jamie Smith

8. Piecing Together the Fragments: Telling the Lives of the Ladies of Lavardin Through Image and Text
Amy Livingstone

Part II. Seeking The Undocumented

9. Girlindis and Alpais: Telling the Lives of two Textile Fabricators in the Carolingian Empire
Valerie L. Garver

10. Agents or Pawns? The Experiences of the Peasant Women of Roussillon in the Blanquet Family Parchments, 1292–1345
Rebecca Lynn Winer

11. Joan de Valence: A Lady of Substance
Linda E. Mitchell

12. Royal Women in Late Medieval Spain: Catalina of Lancaster, Leonor of Albuquerque, and María of Castile
Theresa Earenfight

13. Muriel, a Jew of Oxford: Using the Dramatic to Understand the Mundane in Anglo-Norman Towns
Charlotte Newman Goldy

14. Well-Behaved Women can Make History: Women’s Friendships in Late Medieval Westminster
Katherine L. French

Keywords: History, History of Medieval Europe, Medieval Literature, Gender Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
309 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137074706
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29605-7

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