Portraits of Medieval Women: Family, Marriage and Social Relationships in Thirteenth Century England

Palgrave Macmillan, 4 juil. 2003 - 185 pages
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.

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A fascinating study that explores the rise and decline of the English noble widow by delving into the lives of a variety of women, including Margaret de Quincy, Alice de Lacy, and Maud Mortimer. Consulter l'avis complet

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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.

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