Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3226
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): DeAragon , RáGena C.
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  • Title: Wife, Widow, and Mother: Some Comparisons between Eleanor of Aquitaine and Noblewomen of the Anglo-Norman and Angevin World [The author compares life cycle events for Eleanor of Aquitaine to those of Anglo-Norman and Angevin countesses between 1070 and 1230. The author briefly considers childhood, marriage, childbearing, parenting, widowhood, remarriage, ecclesiastical patrona
  • Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.  Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi ParsonsThe New Middle Ages.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 97 - 113.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Countesses Eleanor of Aquitaine, Wife of Louis VII of France and Henry II of England Life Cycle Noble Women Queens
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 12
  • Related Resources: In Chapter 4 "Wife, Widow and Mother: Some Comparisons between EA and Noblewomen of the Anglo-Norman and Angevin World," R‡Gena C. De Aragon compares EA to other noblewomen with unusual careers: Constance of Brittany (whose son Arthur was originally Richa
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  • Abstract: Comparing Eleanor of Aquitaine with countesses of the Anglo-Norman and Angevin world affords insight into the queen as a female aristocrat and as an individual. [Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: Gonzaga University
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312295820
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