Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9818
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Thompson , Victoria.
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  • Title: Women, Power, and Protection in Tenth- and Eleventh-Century England [The author briefly explores Old English texts which present women's voices in order to determine whether their power was real or merely rhetorical].
  • Source: Medieval Women and the Law.  Edited by Noël James Menuge.  Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 1 - 17.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ælfflaed, Widow of Ealdorman Byrhtnoth Beowulf, Old English Epic Law Noble Women Power Wealhtheow (Literary Figure) Wills Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 10-11
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of York [Doctoral Candidate]
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0851157750
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