Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7308
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Farmer , Sharon.
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  • Title: It is not good that [wo]man should be alone: Elite Responses to Singlewomen in High Medieval Paris [because both clerical and lay elites expected women to submit to male authority, whether that of a husband or of a male cleric, single women are ignored].
  • Source: Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800.  Edited by Judith M. Bennett and Amy M. Froide.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 82 - 105.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Charity Male Authority Paris Single Women Work
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234642