Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6524
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Legaré , Anne- Marie.
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  • Title: Reassessing Women's Libraries in Late Medieval France: The Case of Jeanne de Laval
  • Source: Renaissance studies : journal of the Society for Renaissance Studies 10, 2 (June 1996): Pages 209 - 236.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Decorative Arts Economics Households- Accounts Jeanne de Laval, Wife of Rene I d'Anjou, King of Naples Libraries, Medieval Manuscripts, Commission of Manuscripts, Ownership of Queens
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Household Account; 1) Angers, Bibliothèque Municipale, MS1064 (Jeanne de Laval's accounts covering the years 1455 to 1459). 2) Marseille, Archives des Bouches-du-Rhône, MS B 2510 (Jeanne de Laval's accounts covering the years 1479-1480). In the appendix the author reproduce
  • Illustrations: Nine figures. Eight are details from manuscripts owned by Jeanne de Laval. Figure One is a painting by Nicolas Froment that portrays Jeanne de Laval as a donor, kneeling before a prayer book.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Université de Rennes II, Haute- Bretagne
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02691213
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