Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7907
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lewis , Katherine J.
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  • Title: Edmund of East Anglia, Henry VI and Ideals of Kingly Masculinity [The author argues that Lydgate's "Life" of King Edmund was intended to instruct the young Henry VI in kingly behaviors. The Mirror for Princes tradition of advice literature as reflected in the Middle English version of the "Secretorum" also emphasized the importance of religion in a king's responsibilities, particularly with regard to sexual self-control. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.  Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis.  Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 158 - 173.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Advice for Princes, Literary Genre Edmund the Martyr, King of East Anglia Hagiography Handbooks Henry VI, King of England Kings Kingship in Literature Literature- Prose Literature- Verse Lydgate, John, Poet- Lives of Saints Edmund and Fremund Masculinity
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Huddersfield
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708318940
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