Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2120
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chibnall , Marjorie M.
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  • Title: Public Lives, Private Ties: Royal Mothers in England and Scotland, 1070 -1204
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 295 - 311.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Children Emotions Margaret , Queen of Scotland, Saint Matilda of Scotland, Queen-Consort of Henry I of England Mothers Queens Scotland
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 11-12
  • Related Resources: Lois L. Huneycutt's analysis of Margaret of Scotland mothering reveals the nurturing and more personal aspect of maternity. The vita margaritae,on which she bases much of her research, presents the private life of the queen in a way not possible in state
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  • Illustrations: Narrative sources present a different picture of medieval maternal-child relationships from other evidence, invoked in current debate, that was never meant to reflect the quality or quantity of familial affection. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cambridge University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417
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