Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11426
Author(s): Kennedy, Ruth,
Title : Spalding's "Alliterative Katherine Hymn": A Guild Connection from the South-East Midlands?
Source: Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 455 - 482.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. 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. Viator , 35., ( 2004):  Pages 156 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 10458
Author(s): Sanok, Catherine.
Title : Performing Feminine Sanctity in Later Medieval England: Parish Guilds, Saints' Plays, and the "Second Nun's Tale" [The author signals the "oppositional potential" of plays, pageants, and Chaucer's dramatic recounting of the lives of female martyrs. Seeing women, who are normally excluded from authority, portrayed as preaching and teaching (without any suggestion of heterodoxy) must have made civic and ecclesiastical officials nervous. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 32, 2 (Spring 2002): 269-303. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 3197
Author(s): French, Katherine L.
Title : Maidens' Lights and Wives' Stores: Women's Parish Guilds in Late Medieval England
Source: Sixteenth Century Journal: The Journal of Early Modern Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 29, 2 (Summer 1998): 399-425. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.