Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3170
Author(s): Farmer, Sharon.
Title : It is not good that [wo]man should be alone: Elite Responses to Singlewomen in High Medieval Paris [because both clerical and lay elites expected women to submit to male authority, whether that of a husband or of a male cleric, single women are ignored].
Source: Singlewomen in the European Past, 1250-1800.   Edited by Judith M. Bennett and Amy M. Froide .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 82 - 105.
Year of Publication: 1999.