Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10027
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cowling , Jane.
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  • Title: A Fifteenth-Century Saint Play in Winchester: Some Problems of Interpretation [The author analyzes documents from two legal cases that make mention of a play about St. Agnes; based on medieval writings and artwork about St. Agnes, the author suggests some scenarios that may have been dramatized concerning the Virgin Martyr].
  • Source: Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 13, ( 2001): Pages 19 - 33.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Agnes, Martyr, Saint Hagiography Literature- Drama Martyrs Royal Gold Cup of the Kings of France and England Winchester, Hampshire, England Women in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Decorative Art; London, British Museum, Royal Gold Cup of the Kings of France and England. It dates from the late fourteenth century and was decorated with scenes from the life of Saint Agnes and her posthumous miracles;Legal Document;Hampshire Record Office, W/D1/110, f
  • Illustrations: One figure. Figure One Royal Gold Cup (British Museum). Both lid and cup are decorated with scenes from the story of Saint Agnes.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Wessex Medieval Centre, University of Southampton [visiting research fellow].
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07313403
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