Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2151
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Edbury , Peter
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  • Title: Women in Orderic Vitalis [The author argues that, in his writing, Orderic treated women as part of the social order, not as a class apart; Orderic also showed women acting, albeit in limited roles, in his society. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Haskins Society Journal 2, ( 1990): Pages 105 - 121. Reprinted in Piety, Power, and History in Medieval England and Normandy. By Marjorie Chibnall. Ashgate Variorum, 2000. Article 6
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Family Historiography Marriage Orderic Vitalis, Historian Women in Active Roles Women's Status
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Cardiff University
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 09634959
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