Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17815
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cleve , Gunnel.
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  • Title: Margery Kempe: A Scandanavian Influence in Medieval England? [The author argues that both St. Bridget's life and her writings had a profound influence on Margery Kempe. As a married woman who was extremely anxious about her loss of virginity, Margery welcomes Saint Bridget as a model for her sanctity despite marriage and children. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Medieval Mystical Tradition in England: Exeter Symposium 5, ( 1992): Pages 163 - 178.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bridget of Sweden, Saint Hagiography Kempe, Margery, Mystic Lay Piety Mystics Pilgramage Sources Virginity Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 09507299
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