Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5243
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  • Title: Matronage or Patronage? The Case of Osbern Bokenham's Women Patrons [the author explores the lives and politics of six gentry and noble women, Isabel Hunt, Agatha Flegge, Katherine Clopton Denston, Katherine Howard, Elizabeth Howard Vere, and Lady Isabel Bourchier, countess of Eu, mentioned in the "Legendys of Hooly Wummen"; they were important to Bokenham and his priory, in part because of their political and social connections to Richard, Duke of York].
  • Source: Florilegium 16, ( 1999): Pages 97 - 105.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bokenham, Osbern, Author- Legendys of Hooly Wummen Gentry Women Hagiography Literature- Verse Noble Women Patronage, Literary
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07095201
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