Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 27610
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Gaudette , Helen A.,
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  • Title: The Spending Power of a Crusader Queen: Melisende of Jerusalem [The author analyzes three projects which Melisende supported in part to increase public support for her rule: Bethgibelin Castle, the women's monastery of Bethany, and the covered market street in Jerusalem called "Malquisinat" (literally the Street of Bad Cooking). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: Women and Wealth in Late Medieval Europe.  Edited by Theresa EarenfightThe New Middle Ages..  Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.  Pages 135 - 148.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Castles Cities and Towns Jerusalem (Latin Kingdom) Melisende, Queen of Jerusalem and Wife of King Fulk of Anjou Patronage, Ecclesiastical Politics Queens Rulers
  • Geographic Area: Eastern Mediterranean
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Queens College, CUNY
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  • Year of Publication: 2010.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9781403984326
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