Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7989
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Myers , Michael D.
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  • Title: A Fictional-True Self: Margery Kempe and the Social Reality of the Merchant Elite Of King's Lynn [the author argues that Margery Kempe had fashioned her self-identity from the family status, social position, and mercantile values of her father; the decline of old-style merchant families like the Brunhams and the Kempes caused Margery to seek a new personal identity].
  • Source: Albion 31, 3 (Fall 1999): Pages 377 - 394.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Brunham, John, Merchant and Father of Margery Kempe Economics Kempe, Margery, Mystic King's Lynn, Norfolk, England Merchants Mystics Social Class
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Visiting Assistant Professor
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00951390
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