Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 17110
Author(s): Stafford, Pauline
Title : Writing the Biography of Eleventh-Century Queens [The author explores theoretical practices behind writings about early medieval queens. She uses the lives of Edith, wife of King Edward the Confessor, and Emma, wife of King Aethelred II and Cnut, as case studies. By emphasizing structures, roles, and agency, medieval biography is not only conceivable, but an important contribution to history. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Writing Medieval Biography, 750-1250: Essays in Honour of Professor Frank Barlow.   Edited by David Bates, Julia Crick, and Sarah Hamilton .   Boydell Press, 2006.  Pages 99 - 109.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 13675
Author(s): Sheridan, Maia.
Title : Mothers and Sons: Emma of Normandy's Role in the English Succession Crisis, 1035-42 [The author examines Queen Emma's relationship with her sons as presented in the text "Encomium Emmae reginae." She commissioned the work to strengthen her sons' positions after King Cnut's death. Not surprisingly it criticized Cnut's illegitimate son, but it also responded to suspicions concerning Emma's involvement in her son Alfred's death. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women 4: Victims or Viragos?   Edited by Christine Meek and Catherine Lawless .   Four Courts Press, 2005.  Pages 39 - 48.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 11453
Author(s): Owen-Crocker, Gale R.
Title : Pomp, Piety, and Keeping the Woman in Her Place: The Dress of Cnut and Aelfgifu-Emma [The author analyzes a manscript miniature which depicts King Cnut and his wife Emma (whose Anglo-Saxon name was Aelfgifu) flanking an altar with a cross. Owen-Crocker argues that the clothing and positions of the two figures serve to subordinate Emma to her husband. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval clothing and textiles. Vol. 1.   Edited by Robin Netherton and Gale R Owen-Crocker .   Boydell Press, 2005.  Pages 41 - 52.
Year of Publication: 2005.

4. Record Number: 4254
Author(s): Galloway, Andrew.
Title : Word-Play and Political Satire: Solving the Riddle of the Text of "Jezebel" [The author suggests that "Jezebel" is a political satire against Cnut and his concubine, Aelfgifu, and was written at the Norman court].
Source: Medium Aevum , 68., 2 ( 1999):  Pages 189 - 208.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 2883
Author(s): Stafford, Pauline.
Title : Emma: The Powers of the Queen in the Eleventh Century
Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.   Edited by Anne J. Duggan .   Boydell Press, 1997. Medium Aevum , 68., 2 ( 1999):  Pages 3 - 26. Reprinted in Gender, Family and the Legitimation of Power: England from the Ninth to Early Twelfth Century. By Pauline Stafford. Ashgate Variorum, 2006. Article X.
Year of Publication: 1997.

6. Record Number: 2345
Author(s): Owen-Crocker, Gale R.
Title : Pomp, Piety, and Keeping the Woman in Her Place: The Dress of Cnut and Emma in BL MS Stowe 944
Source: Old English Newsletter , 29., 3 (Spring 1996):
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 484
Author(s): Kelly, Susan.
Title : Ubi unus clericus et Aelfgyva: Aelfgyva and the Bayeux Tapestry [Thirtieth International Congress on Medieval Studies, the Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, May 4-7, 1995. Thirtieth Symposium on the Sources of Anglo- Saxon Culture, co- sponsered by the Institute and CEMERS, Binghamton University. Sessio
Source: Old English Newsletter , 28., 3 (Spring 1995):
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 9457
Title : A Note on “Jezebel” and “Semiramis,” Two Latin Norman Poems from the Early Eleventh Century [These two Latin poems, written in Normandy, are about ancient queens commonly associated with wantonness, adultery, and idolatry throughout the Middle Ages. The dialog form of “Semiramis” suggests it be viewed as a drama that satirizes an event that took place in 1017: Emma’s abduction by King Cnut. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Medieval Latin , 2., ( 1992):  Pages 18 - 24.
Year of Publication: 1992.

9. Record Number: 10195
Title : Images of Women in Anglo-Saxon Art III: A Paean for a Queen: The Frontispiece to the "Encomium Emmae Reginae"
Source: Old English Newsletter , 26., 1 (Fall 1992):  Pages 56 - 58.
Year of Publication: 1992.