Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 24521
Author(s): Cooke, Jessica
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Title : Scottish Queenship in the Thirteenth Century [The author notes the lack of scholarship on queens in Scotland. Her article concentrates on the lives of five queens consort. Nelson looks at their political roles and their reputations among their contemporaries. She is interested in how gender came into play both in their marital and natal families. Contrasts with English queens are also instructive. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Thirteenth Century England , 11., ( 2007):  Pages 61 - 80.
Year of Publication: 2007.

2. Record Number: 11452
Author(s): Hyer, Maren Clegg.
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Title : Textiles and Textile Imagery in the "Exeter Book" [The author briefly explores three kinds of textile imagery in the tenth century "Exeter Book" manuscript: textile and textile production metaphors for fate, peacemaking, and illicit sexual activity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval clothing and textiles. Vol. 1.   Edited by Robin Netherton and Gale R Owen-Crocker .   Boydell Press, 2005. Thirteenth Century England , 11., ( 2007):  Pages 29 - 39.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 14119
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Title : Women and Diplomacy [The author briefly surveys the involvement of Hapsburg women in diplomacy. For Margaret of York, her efforts in negotiations with her brother and the English court fulfilled her husband's needs. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.   Edited by Dagmar Eichberger .   Brepols, 2005. Thirteenth Century England , 11., ( 2007):  Pages 96 - 101.
Year of Publication: 2005.

4. Record Number: 17743
Author(s): Rossi Vairo, Giulia
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Title : Le Origini del processo di canonizzazione di Isabella d'Aragona, "Rainha Santa de Portugal," in un atto notarile del 27 luglio 1336 [Isabella of Aragon (d. 1336) earned a reputation for piety and benevolence as queen and dowager queen of Portugal. When the cause for Isabella's canonization was advanced in Rome in the early 17th century, documents from the 14th century were gathered. An additional document is a notarized record of Isabella's miracles dated July 27, 1336. The original cause for canonization may have failed because Isabella, like her paternal kin, favored the Spiritual Franciscans who were opposed to the pope. The appendix presents a notarized document, dated July 27, 1336, about Queen Isabella's sanctity. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Collectanea Franciscana , 74., ( 2004):  Pages 147 - 193.
Year of Publication: 2004.

5. Record Number: 10559
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Title : The Princesses of Chernigov (1054-1246) [The author investigates around fifty princesses from seven generations in the Chernihiv dynasty. He describes their responsibilities, family relationships, and involvements with politics. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 65., ( 2003):  Pages 163 - 212.
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 8838
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Title : Alice of Antioch: A Case Study of Female Power in the Twelfth Century [The author analyzes Alice's efforts to gain power in Antioch following the death of her husband, Bohemond II. Her young daughter Constance was the next in line, but Alice set up an independent lordship in exile and again attempted to seize power in Antioch in 1135. Her efforts were not successful, but the author argues that scholars should give her life fair consideration rather than be influenced by William of Tyre's negative portrayal of her. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Experience of Crusading. Volume Two: Defining the Crusader Kingdom.   Edited by Peter Edbury and Jonathan Phillips .   Cambridge University Press, 2003. Mediaeval Studies , 65., ( 2003):  Pages 29 - 47.
Year of Publication: 2003.

7. Record Number: 10816
Author(s): Raffensperger, Christian.
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Title : Evpraksia Vsevolodovna between East and West [Eupraxia, daughter of the Grand Prince of Kiev, was married to the German rulers, though both alliances were short-lived. Raffensperger argues that her life illustrates the European connections that Russian princes maintained at this time through dynastic marriages. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Russian History , 30., 40180 (Spring-Summer 2003):  Pages 23 - 34.
Year of Publication: 2003.

8. Record Number: 10909
Author(s): Mulder-Bakker, Anneke.
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Title : Jeanne of Valois: The Power of a Consort [The author argues that Jeanne of Valois exercised a variety of divergent powers in part changing with the stage of her lifecycle. Even as a widow in retirement at the family monastery, she was sought as a mediator for disagreements ranging from family feuds to international conflict. Title notes supplied by Feminae. ].
Source: Capetian Women.   Edited by Kathleen Nolan .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Russian History , 30., 40180 (Spring-Summer 2003):  Pages 253 - 269.
Year of Publication: 2003.

9. Record Number: 12667
Author(s): Lord, Carla.
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Title : Queen Isabella at the Court of France [Isabelle of France arrived in Paris in 1325 to improve relations between her husband, Edward II, and her brother, Charles IV. While in Paris, she was treated with honor, but her husband withdrew financial support - perhaps under the influence of Hugh Despenser. Isabelle was an honored guest at the coronation of Jeanne d'Evreux, but she had worn out her welcome by the time she left for Hainault, the first step toward her return to England with armed support. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fourteenth Century England , 2., ( 2002):  Pages 45 - 52.
Year of Publication: 2002.

10. Record Number: 8283
Author(s): Bratsch-Prince, Dawn
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Title : Pawn or Player? Violant of Bar and the Game of Matrimonial Politics in the Crown of Aragon (1380-1396) [The author argues that Violant of Bar actively participated in arranging politically advantageous marriages for her children as well as for members of her court. The Appendix presents the Catalan texts along with English translations of ten of her letters concerning some of her marriage arrangements. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Hispanic Issues, Volume 26.   Edited by Eukene Lacarra Lanz .   Routledge, 2002. Russian History , 30., 40180 (Spring-Summer 2003):  Pages 59 - 89.
Year of Publication: 2002.

11. Record Number: 9362
Author(s): Hilsdale, Cecily J.
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Title : Bride, Book, and Visuality
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 28., ( 2002):  Pages 40 - 41.
Year of Publication: 2002.

12. Record Number: 7136
Author(s): Rizzo, Catia Renzi.
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Title : Riflessioni sulla lettera di Berta di Toscana al califfo Muktafî: l'apporto congiunto dei dati archeologici e delle fonti scritte [To counter Byzantine and other interests in the western Mediterranean, Bertha of Tuscany tried opening diplomatic relations with the reigning caliph. The effort failed when his envoy died on the way to visit her. Bertha's efforts were supported by the mineral wealth of Tuscany. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Archivio Storico Italiano , 159., 587 ( 2001):  Pages 3 - 47.
Year of Publication: 2001.

13. Record Number: 4743
Author(s): Zuckerman, Constantin.
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Title : Le Voyage d'Olga et la première ambassade espagnole à Constantinople en 946 [The author argues that Olga, the princess of Kiev, had to wait in order to present her embassy to the emperor and ended up being baptized in Constantinople before she returned to Kiev].
Source: Travaux et Mémoires (Centre de Recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance) , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 647 - 672.
Year of Publication: 2000.

14. Record Number: 4833
Author(s): Scott, Karen.
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Title : Catherine of Siena and Lay Sanctity in Fourteenth-Century Italy [The author argues that Catherine's status as a Dominican tertiary without monastic vows or enclosure made her a lay person; in her preaching, letters, writings, and active involvement in Church and secular politics, she emphasized the roles of the laity]
Source: Lay Sanctity, Medieval and Modern: A Search for Models.   Edited by Ann W. Astell .   University of Notre Dame Press, 2000. Archivio Storico Italiano , 159., 587 ( 2001):  Pages 77 - 90.
Year of Publication: 2000.

15. Record Number: 7069
Author(s): Downie, Fiona.
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Title : And They Lived Happily Ever After? Medieval Queenship and Marriage in Scotland, 1424-1449 [The author explores the training and roles of queens, both women married to Scottish kings and Scottish princesses married to foreign rulers. Women discussed include Joan Beaufort, Mary of Guelders, and the daughters of James I, Margaret, Isabella, Mary, Annabella, Eleanor, and Johanna. The author argues that political alliances were often a failure, but that marriage created a communications network based on family ties. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering Scottish History: An International Approach.   Edited by Terry Brotherstone, Deborah Simonton, and Oonagh Walsh Mackie Occasional Colloquia Series .   Cruithne Press, 1999. Scottish Historical Review , 206., 2 (October 1999):  Pages 129 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1999.

16. Record Number: 3776
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Title : Adela of Blois: Familial Alliances and Female Lordship
Source: Aristocratic Women in Medieval France.   Edited by Theodore Evergates .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. Travaux et Mémoires (Centre de Recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance) , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 7 - 43.
Year of Publication: 1999.

17. Record Number: 4881
Author(s): Downie, Fiona.
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Title : La voie quelle menace tenir: Annabella Stewart, Scotland, and the European Marriage Market, 1444-1456 [the author examines Annabella's betrothal to Louis, Count of Geneva, which lasted from 1444 until it was dissolved in 1456; continental politics favored the alliance in 1444 but conditions had changed in the next decade; Annabella wanted to stay in Savoy at the court where she had lived since the age of nine, but personal feelings did not matter in marital politics].
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 206., 2 (October 1999):  Pages 170 - 191.
Year of Publication: 1999.

18. Record Number: 2537
Author(s): Kolia-Dermitzaki, Athina.
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Title : Michael VII Doukas, Robert Guiscard, and the Byzantine-Norman Marriage Negotiations [study of two letters sent by the Emperor to Robert Guiscard offering to marry the Byzantine heir apparent to one of Robert's daughters].
Source: Byzantinoslavica , 58., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 251 - 268.
Year of Publication: 1997.

19. Record Number: 8589
Author(s): Martin, Russell E.
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Title : Royal Weddings and Crimean Diplomacy: New Sources on Muscovite Chancellery Practice during the Reign of Vasilii III [The author presents a critical edition and historical analysis of a ceremonial ("chin") for the wedding of Prince Andrei Staritskii, brother of Grand Prince Vasilii III, and Evfrosiniia Khovanskaia. This document, along with a diplomatic letter, provide evidence of chancellery practices. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Harvard Ukrainian Studies , 19., ( 1995):  Pages 389 - 420. Kamen' Kraeog "I'n": Rhetoric of the Medieval Slavic World: Essays Presented to Edward L. Keenan on His Sixtieth Birthday by His Colleagues and Students. Edited by Nancy Shields Kollmann, Donald Ostrowski, Andrei Pliguzov, and Daniel Rowland.
Year of Publication: 1995.

20. Record Number: 8587
Author(s): Kennedy, Craig.
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Title : Fathers, Sons, and Brothers: Ties of Metaphorical Kinship Between the Muscovite Grand Princes and the Tatar Elite [The author examines the connections established between Muscovite princes and Mongol allies. He argues that the hierarchy in family relationships was useful for conveying political status. Since both cultures gave similar meanings to birth order and age, it worked well. In some cases multiple connections (e.g. son and brother) were established when the relationship was somehwat ambiguous. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Harvard Ukrainian Studies , 19., ( 1995):  Pages 292 - 301. Kamen' Kraeog "I'n": Rhetoric of the Medieval Slavic World: Essays Presented to Edward L. Keenan on His Sixtieth Birthday by His Colleagues and Students. Edited by Nancy Shields Kollmann, Donald Ostrowski, Andrei Pliguzov, and Daniel Rowland.
Year of Publication: 1995.

21. Record Number: 1678
Author(s): Herrin, Judith
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Title : Theophano: Considerations on the Education of a Byzantine Princess
Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.   Edited by Adelbert Davids .   Cambridge University Press, 1995. Byzantinoslavica , 58., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 64 - 85. Essay reproduced in Unrivalled Influence: Women and Empire in Byzantium. By Judith Herrin. Princeton University Press, 2013. Pages 238-260.
Year of Publication: 1995.

22. Record Number: 1681
Author(s): Shepard, Jonathan.
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Title : A Marriage Too Far? Maria Lekapena and Peter of Bulgaria [Byzantine politics, relations with Bulgaria, and Maria's possible impact on Bulgarian court culture].
Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.   Edited by Adelbert Davids .   Cambridge University Press, 1995. Byzantinoslavica , 58., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 121 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1995.

23. Record Number: 1680
Author(s): Davids, Adelbert.
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Title : Marriage Negotiations Between Byzantium and the West and the Name of Theophano in Byzantium (Eighth to Tenth Centuries)
Source: The Empress Theophano: Byzantium and the West at the Turn of the First Millennium.   Edited by Adelbert Davids .   Cambridge University Press, 1995. Byzantinoslavica , 58., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 99 - 120.
Year of Publication: 1995.

24. Record Number: 1304
Author(s): Cron, B. M.
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Title : The Duke of Suffolk, the Angevin Marriage, and the Ceding of Maine, 1445 [argues that the negotiations for Margaret's marriage did not involve a secret promise by Suffolk to surrender Maine to either René of Anjou or Charles VII of France].
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 20., 1 (March 1994):  Pages 77 - 99.
Year of Publication: 1994.

25. Record Number: 3177
Author(s): Rowell, S.C.
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Title : Pious Princesses or the Daughters of Belial: Pagan Lithuanian Dynastic Diplomacy, 1279-1423
Source: Medieval Prosopography , 15., 1 (Spring 1994):  Pages 3 - 77.
Year of Publication: 1994.

26. Record Number: 1551
Author(s): Jeffreys, Michael and Elizabeth Jeffreys
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Title : Who Was Eirene the Sevastokratorissa? [argues that Eirene was of Western origins, probably a Norman, chosen to marry the son of the Emperor John II Komnenos in order to help bring the Normans into the Byzantine orbit].
Source: Byzantion , 64., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 40 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1994.

27. Record Number: 5090
Author(s): Fröhlich, Walter.
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Title : The Marriage of Henry VI and Constance of Sicily: Prelude and Consequences [The author explores the strategies of William II, king of Sicily, in making an alliance with the Hohenstaufen by marrying his aunt Constance to the son of emperor Frederick Barbarossa].
Source: Anglo-Norman Studies , 15., ( 1992):  Pages 99 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1992.

28. Record Number: 10193
Author(s): Justice, Steven.
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Title : Þeah seo bryd duge!: The Freoðuwebbe in Anglo-Saxon Literature and Society
Source: Old English Newsletter , 25., 3 (Spring 1992): Appendix A: Abstracts of Papers in Anglo-Saxon Studies. Conference paper presented at the Twenty-Seventh Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, May 7-10, 1992, Session 16: "Old English Literature I
Year of Publication: 1992.

29. Record Number: 10696
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Title : Two Hymeneal Compositions: Reflections of Fifteenth-Century Ecclesiastical Diplomacy [The author argues that the two songs written to celebrate the marriage of Cleophe Malatesta da Pesaro with Theodore II Palaiologus, Despot of the Morea, in fact serve as a failed attempt to solidify diplomatic relations between the eastern and western branches of Christendom. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Explorations in Renaissance Culture , 17., ( 1991):  Pages 87 - 108.
Year of Publication: 1991.

30. Record Number: 5025
Author(s): Klassen, John M.
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Title : Queenship in Late Medieval Bohemia [The author examines the life of Johanna of Rozmital who took an active role in politics and diplomacy, especially with regard to the difficult negotiations between Catholics and Hussites].
Source: East Central Europe , 1 ( 1991):  Pages 101 - 116. Women and Power in East Central Europe - Medieval and Modern. Edited by Marianne Sághy.
Year of Publication: 1991.

31. Record Number: 12287
Author(s): Cowdrey, H. E. J.
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Title : Pope Victor and the Empress A [The author argues that a letter from a pope to a Byzantine empress should be identified as Pope Victor III writing to Anna Dalassena in 1086/1087 concerning mistreatment of Western pilgrims by Byzantine imperial officials. The Latin text of the letter is presented in an appendix. The manuscript source is lost but the text is printed in Mabillon, "Annales OSB" and in Migne, "Patrologia Latina" 149. 961-2. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Byzantinische Zeitschrift , 84., ( 1991):  Pages 43 - 48.
Year of Publication: 1991.

32. Record Number: 12777
Author(s): Helle, Knut.
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Title : Norwegian Foreign Policy and the Maid of Norway [The author claims that Margaret, Maid of Norway, Queen of Scotland, was essentially a product of years of Norwegian foreign policy. She also explores the ramifications of Margaret’s death in Norway, particularly the appearance of a “false Margaret” who was burned and then claimed as a martyr. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 69., 2 (October 1990):  Pages 142 - 156.
Year of Publication: 1990.

33. Record Number: 12778
Author(s): Prestwich, Michael.
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Title : Edward I and the Maid of Norway [The author discusses the Maid of Norway episode in relation to English diplomacy and trade, with particular attention to Edward I’s role. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 69., 2 (October 1990):  Pages 157 - 174.
Year of Publication: 1990.

34. Record Number: 12776
Author(s): Barrow, G.W.S.
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Title : A Kingdom in Crisis: Scotland and the Maid of Norway [The article discusses the political climate of Scotland in the thirteenth century, and the conditions under which Margaret, daughter of king Eric II Magnusson of Norway, was promised to marry Edward, the future Prince of Wales. The article includes an Appendix, which gives the English translation of the treaty of Birgham-Northampton, in which the marriage is promised. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 69., 2 (October 1990):  Pages 120 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1990.

35. Record Number: 12779
Author(s): Crawford, Barbara E.
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Title : North Sea Kingdoms, North Sea Bureaucrat: A Royal Official Who Transcended National Boundaries [The author argues for an identification of Weland of Stiklaw (a Scottish royal officer) with the Weland recorded to have accompanied Margaret, Maid of Norway, on her voyage to Scotland. The article includes an Appendix, an inventory of Isabella Bruce’s Goods. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 69., 2 (October 1990):  Pages 175 - 184.
Year of Publication: 1990.

36. Record Number: 41565
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Title : Isabella of France meets her husband, Richard II, king of England
Source: Scottish Historical Review , 69., 2 (October 1990):
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