Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5706
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cartwright , Jane.
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  • Title: The Desire to Corrupt: Convent and Community in Medieval Wales [discusses the number of nunneries in Wales, their population, and economic condition; also considers Welsh social and cutltural attitudes toward women's sexuality and religious devotion as reflected by the Cywyddwyr poets, a group that wrote under aristocratic patronage in the fourteenth century].
  • Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.  Edited by Diane Watt.  University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 20 - 48.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cywyddwyr, Welsh Poets Literature- Verse Monasticism Noble Women Nuns in Literature Sexuality Wales Welsh Literature Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: Trinity College, Carmarthen
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802042899