Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2417
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Stanbury , Sarah.
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  • Title: Margery Kempe and the Arts of Self-Patronage [The author argues that Margery Kempe frequently presents herself in her book as a patron and donor to the church. Stanbury compares this to surviving devotional art with donor portraits to suggest the imagery and social recognition Kempe may have had in mind. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.  Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury.  State University of New York Press, 2005.  Pages 75 - 103.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Devotional Art Donor Portraits Images Jesus Christ Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Mystics Patronage, Ecclesiastical Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Six figures. Figure One Flint inscription, circa 1496, "Pray for ye sowle of William Clopton esqwyer..." (Long Melford, Holy Trinity Church, Lady Chapel). Figure Two Glass window with donor portraits of Elizabeth Talbot and Elizabeth Tilney, late fifteenth century (Long Melford, Holy Trinity Church). Figure Three Glass window of Lady of Pity with donor, late fifteenth century (Long Melford, Holy Trinity Church). Figure Four Glass window with Trinity, late fifteenth century (Long Melford, Holy Trinity Church). Figure Five Alabaster Trinity, 1400-1450 (Boston, Museum of Fine Arts). Figure Six Glass window of Trinity Man of Sorrows with donor, late fifteenth century (York, Holy Trinity Goodramgate).
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  • Author's Affiliation: College of the Holy Cross
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791463656
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