Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3679
Author(s): Shadis, Miriam.
Title : Piety, Politics, and Power: The Patronage of Leonor of England and Her Daughters Berenguela of Léon and Blanche of Castile [The author argues that Leonor and her daughters used patronage as a means to power, authority, and piety; they did this to ensure the power of their families and lineage, hence their active efforts to memorialize their dead].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996.  Pages 202 - 227.
Year of Publication: 1996.