Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8070
Author(s): French, Kathrine L.
Title : Women in the Late Medieval English Parish [The author argues that parish guilds in England were important because they gave women the opportunity to join single-sex organizations that were approved by the community. Women took leadership roles and created activities and rituals that were meaningful for their lives. While generally reinforcing accepted gender behaviors, customs like Hocktide (in which women held men captive for ransom-contributions to the parish) made authorities uneasy. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski .   Cornell University Press, 2003.  Pages 156 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 7410
Author(s): Guzzetti, Linda and Antje Ziemann
Title : Women in the Fourteenth-Century Venetian "Scuole"
Source: Renaissance Quarterly , 55., 4 (Winter 2002):  Pages 1151 - 1195.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 7369
Author(s): Brolis, Maria Teresa.
Title : A Thousand and More Women: The Register of Women for the Confraternity of Misericordia Maggiore in Bergamo, 1265-1339 [The author studied the register in order to understand women's roles in the organization and in "civic" religion in general. Women from different political factions were brought together in the confraternity, perhaps, the author speculates, due in part t
Source: Catholic Historical Review (Full Text via Project Muse) 88, 2 (April 2002): 230-246 Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.