Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 24051
Author(s): Brown, Elizabeth A. R.
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Title : Blanche of Artois and Burgundy, Château-Gaillard, and the Baron de Joursanvault [The author provides evidence about Blanche of Artois, one of three royal daughters-in-law of King Philip the Fair who were accused of adultery in 1314. Blanche was imprisoned for the rest of her life. Thirteen documents concerning provisions for Blanche and her household while imprisoned at Château-Gaillard are presented in the appendix along with English translations and descriptions. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Negotiating Community and Difference in Medieval Europe: Gender, Power, Patronage, and the Authority of Religion in Latin Christendom.   Edited by Katherine Allen Smith and Scott Wells Studies in the History of Christian Traditions .   Brill, 2009.  Pages 223 - 248.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. 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.

3. Record Number: 10907
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Title : Isabelle of France and Religious Devotion at the Court of Louis IX
Source: Capetian Women.   Edited by Kathleen Nolan .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. Mediaeval Studies , 65., ( 2003):  Pages 209 - 223.
Year of Publication: 2003.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. Record Number: 10558
Author(s): Field, Sean.
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Title : Gilbert of Tournai's Letter to Isabelle of France: An Edition of the Complete Text [The author works from a recently discovered manuscript of the letter that the Franciscan preacher wrote to the daughter of King Louis VIII. Writing on his own initiative, Gilbert offered much of the standard spiritual advice to the religiously inclined princess. However, he also included a sophisticated section on spiritual ascent based on Pseudo-Dionysius. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 65., ( 2003):  Pages 57 - 97.
Year of Publication: 2003.

7. Record Number: 9359
Author(s): Mladjov, Ian S. R.
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Title : The Case of Iusta Grata Honoria and Imperial Women in Late Antiquity
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 28., ( 2002):  Pages 25 - 27.
Year of Publication: 2002.

8. Record Number: 5891
Author(s): Hennessy, Cecily Jane.
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Title : A Child Bride and Her Representation [The author examines Vatican Ms. gr. 1851 which contains the partial text of a poem with illustrations concerning the reception of a foreign child bride by a Byzantine emperor and his two children, the bridegroom son and his young princess sister].
Source: Byzantine Studies Conference. Abstracts of Papers , 27., ( 2001):  Pages 53
Year of Publication: 2001.

9. Record Number: 5998
Author(s): Stoertz, Fiona Harris.
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Title : Young Women in France and England, 1050- 1300
Source: Journal of Women's History (Full Text via Project Muse) 12, 4 (Winter 2001): 22-46. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2001.

10. 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.

11. Record Number: 5574
Author(s): Cabré, Montserrat.
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Title : From a Master to a Laywoman: A Feminine Manual of Self-Help
Source: Dynamis: Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam , 20., ( 2000):  Pages 371 - 393.
Year of Publication: 2000.

12. Record Number: 4717
Author(s): Bauer, Elizabeth Jensen.
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Title : Medieval Women and the Care of the Sick: Some Evidence from Hagiography [the author argues that some qualities that women saints display in the care of the sick according to their "vitae" are different from those in men's lives, namely humility, strength (not only physical strength but an absence of revulsion and nausea before the physical conditions of lepers and other sick people), and penance by identifying with the suffering of others].
Source: Magistra , 5., 1 (Summer 1999):  Pages 79 - 96.
Year of Publication: 1999.

13. 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. Magistra , 5., 1 (Summer 1999):  Pages 129 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1999.

14. Record Number: 4709
Author(s): Bawcutt, Priscilla and Bridget Henisch
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Title : Scots Abroad in the Fifteenth Century: The Princesses Margaret, Isabella, and Eleanor [The author traces the cultural activities of three daughters of James I; Margaret wrote verse, Isabella collected books, and Eleanor patronized literary translations].
Source: Women in Scotland c. 1100-c. 1750.   Edited by Elizabeth Ewan and Maureen M. Meikle .   Tuckwell Press, 1999. Travaux et Mémoires (Centre de Recherche d'histoire et civilisation de Byzance) , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 45 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1999.

15. 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.

16. Record Number: 8866
Author(s): Yorke, Barbara.
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Title : The Legitimacy of St. Edith [The author argues that Edith, daughter of King Edgar, figured in the political struggles to establish a successor to her father. The question of Edith's legitimacy raised by Edgar's widow, Queen Ælfthryth, favored the queen's two sons, Æthelred and Edmund, over Edgar's earlier children, Edward the Martyr and his half-sister Edith. The material that established Edith's credentials as a princess was turned into proof of her sanctity (and her role as Wilton's protector) after her death between 984 and 987. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Haskins Society Journal , 11., ( 1998):  Pages 97 - 113.
Year of Publication: 1998.

17. Record Number: 3273
Author(s): Ganchou, Thierry.
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Title : Héléna Notara Gateliousaina d'Ainos et le Sankt Peterburg Bibl. Publ. Gr. 243
Source: Revue des Études Byzantines , 56., ( 1998):  Pages 141 - 168.
Year of Publication: 1998.

18. Record Number: 3370
Author(s): Walker, Rose.
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Title : Sancha, Urraca, and Elvira: the Virtues and Vices of Spanish Royal Women "Dedicated to God" [The author traces evidence of the power of Urraca and Sancha; Urraca had the institution of the infantado which placed monasteries within her control; Sancha evidently was involved with the change from the Mozarabic liturgy to the Roman liturgy].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 24., ( 1998):  Pages 113 - 138.
Year of Publication: 1998.

19. Record Number: 4159
Author(s): Ingham, Norman W.
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Title : Has a Missing Daughter of Iaroslav Mudryi Been Found? [The author argues that until now an unidentified daughter of Grand Prince Iaroslav Mudryi was Agatha who married Prince Edward the Exile.]
Source: Russian History , 25., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 231 - 270.
Year of Publication: 1998.

20. Record Number: 5609
Author(s): Tsamis, Demetrios G.
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Title : The Life of St. Ilaria [translation of a traditional account of St. Ilaria from "Meterikon," Volume 4, Edition of the Sacred Monastery of Panagia of Evros (Alexandroupolis, 1993); the story recounts that Saint Ilaria, the daughter of King Zeno, escaped to Egypt to live as a male ascetic in the desert; her sister, possessed by a demon, was brought to Egypt for healing; Ilaria healed her and was forced to reveal her identity to her father; he rejoiced and regretfully allowed her to return to her life in the desert as the eunuch Ilarion].
Source: Greek Orthodox Theological Review , 42., 40241 (Fall-Winter 1997):  Pages 381 - 394.
Year of Publication: 1997.

21. Record Number: 2096
Author(s): Black, Nancy.
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Title : The Politics of Romance in Jean Maillart's "Roman du Comte d'Anjou" [argues that Maillart, as royal secretary, had a concern for political stability ; his story of a falsely accused noblewoman was, in part, an effort to rehabilitate Jeanne de Bourgogne who was compromised by the adultery of her sisters-in-law].
Source: French Studies , 51., 2 (April 1997):  Pages 129 - 137.
Year of Publication: 1997.

22. Record Number: 2229
Author(s): Chareyron, Nicole.
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Title : De l'histoire à la chanson. Les fiançailles rompues de Louis de Male [Louis was betrothed to Isabel, the daughter of Edward III, King of England; politics and personal inclination led him to delay the match and then break it in favor of Marguerite, the daughter of the count of Brabant].
Source: Moyen Age , 103., 40241 ( 1997):  Pages 545 - 559.
Year of Publication: 1997.

23. Record Number: 1741
Author(s): Hill, Barbara
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Title : The ideal Imperial Komnenian Women [drawing upon funeral orations and speeches, the author analyzes the female virtues praised before the emperor (beauty, piety, fertility, and modesty) and those for a female patron (self-control, learning, and wisdom)].
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 23., ( 1996):  Pages 7 - 18. Revised papers that were originally read at the session entitled "Komnenian Culture" at the Twentieth Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, on September 21, 1994
Year of Publication: 1996.

24. Record Number: 1743
Author(s): Gouma-Peterson, Thalia.
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Title : Engendered Category or Recognizable Life: Anna Komnene and her "Alexiad"
Source: Full-text of the Alexiad in English (from the Medieval Sourcebook)
Year of Publication: 1996.

25. Record Number: 616
Author(s): Garland, Lynda
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Title : Conformity and License at the Byzantine Court in the Eleventh and Twelfth Centuries: The Case of Emperial Women
Source: Byzantinische Forschungen , 21., ( 1995):  Pages 101 - 115. Special issue: Bosphorus: Essays in the Honour of Cyril Mango. Edited by Stephanos Efthymiadis, Claudia Rapp, and Dimitris Tsougarakis.
Year of Publication: 1995.

26. Record Number: 1363
Author(s): Bordonove, Georges.
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Title : Le Scandale de la tour de Nesle [three daughters-in-law of Philippe le Bel were accused of adultery; Marguerite, Queen of Navarre, and Blanche, Countess of Marcho, were found guilty and imprisoned, while Jeanne de Bourgogne, after a short imprisonment, was taken back by her husband and became queen of France. Article does not include footnotes or bibliography of sources consulted].
Source: Historia , 578., (fevrier 1995):  Pages 34 - 37.
Year of Publication: 1995.

27. Record Number: 1652
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Title : Costanza de Castilla and the Gynaeceum of Compassion [Costanza, royal princess and prioress, wrote for a female audience and celebrated the feminine virtues of compassion and motherhood].
Source: Writing Women in Late Medieval and Early Modern Spain: The Mothers of Saint Teresa of Avila. Ronald E. Surtz .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. Byzantinische Forschungen , 23., ( 1996):  Pages 41 - 67.
Year of Publication: 1995.

28. 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. Byzantinische Forschungen , 23., ( 1996):  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.

29. Record Number: 867
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Title : Anglo- Saxon Double Monasteries [abbesses in charge of double monasteries often came from royal families; their powerful influence was felt in education, politics, and the Church].
Source: History Today , 45., 10 (Oct. 1995):  Pages 33 - 39.
Year of Publication: 1995.

30. Record Number: 2526
Author(s): Kay, Sarah.
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Title : Contesting "Romance Influence": The Poetics of the Gift [analyzes the figure of the Saracen princess in later "chansons de geste" ; aspects discussed are: the individual versus the political, sexual and gender identities, marriage as exchange, and the irony of control].
Source: Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 320 - 341.
Year of Publication: 1995.

31. 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. Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 99 - 120.
Year of Publication: 1995.

32. Record Number: 11659
Author(s): Teixeira, Madalena Braz.
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Title : Portuguese Art Treasures, Medieval Women and Early Museum Collections [The author briefly explores the early history of art collecting in Portugal. Royal and noble women founded and supported monasteries with gifts of jewels, paintings, liturgical objects, and other artwork. Some of these treasures are still on view in museums and libraries in Portugal. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Museums and the Making of "Ourselves": The Role of Objects in National Identity.   Edited by Flora E. S. Kaplan .   Leicester University Press, 1994. Historia , 578., (fevrier 1995):  Pages 291 - 313.
Year of Publication: 1994.

33. Record Number: 1550
Author(s): Garland, Lynda.
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Title : The Eye of the Beholder: Byzantine Imperial Women and Their Public Image from Zoe Porphyrogenita to Euphrosyne Kamaterissa Doukaina (1028-1203) [analysis of the image and ceremonial role of empresses and women in the royal family based primarily on historians' accounts; empresses discussed include Zoe, Theodora, Aikaterina, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, Maria of Alania, Eirene, Anna Dalassena, Piroshka-Eirene, Bertha-Eirene of Sulzbach, and Mary of Antioch].
Source: Byzantion , 64., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 19 - 39. and Byzantion: Revue Internationale des Études Byzantines 64, 2 (1994): 261-313.
Year of Publication: 1994.

34. Record Number: 7186
Author(s): Higgins, Paula.
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Title : The "Other Minervas": Creative Women at the Court of Margaret of Scotland [The author examines the activities of the princess, Margaret of Scotland, and her ladies-in-waiting, both as authors of poetry and creators of music. She critiques recent scholarship because it dismisses women's artistic contributions and grants credence only to the well-documented like Christine de Pizan in the "discourse of the exceptional woman." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Rediscovering the Muses: Women's Musical Traditions.   Edited by Kimberly Marshall .   Northeastern University Press, 1993. Byzantion , 64., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 169 - 185.
Year of Publication: 1993.

35. 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.

36. Record Number: 10215
Author(s): Poppe, Andrzej.
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Title : Once Again Concerning the Baptism of Olga, Archontiss of Rus' [The author explores the circumstances of Princess Olga's baptism in Constantinople, arguing that she was the goddaughter of the imperial couple. Poppe also suggests that Olga attempted to secure a bishop and missionaries for Russia from Constantinople. When the help did not materialize, she turned to the German ruler, Otto I. Article republished in Andrzej Poppe's Christian Russia in the Making. Ashgate Variorum, 2007. Article 2. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 46 (1992): 271-277. Homo Byzantinus: Papers in Honor of Alexander Kazhdan. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

37. Record Number: 6388
Author(s): Troubat, Olivier.
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Title : Maria di Borbone imperatrice di Costantinopoli [Louis I of Bourbon advanced his ambitions in the eastern Mediterranean by marrying his daughter Marie to Guy de Lusignan of Cyprus; after she was widowed, her brother Pierre married her to Robert, prince of Taranto; after being widowed a second time she ruled Morea-Achaia; she then retired to Naples where she was active in politics until her death in 1387; her nephew Louis II of Bourbon became her heir, maintaining a political role in the eastern Mediterranean until his death in 1410].
Source: Archivio Storico Italiano , 148., 546 ( 1990):  Pages 739 - 765.
Year of Publication: 1990.

38. Record Number: 12697
Author(s): Jessee, W. Scott.
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Title : A Missing Capetian Princess: Advisa, Daughter of King Robert II of France [Historical sources are inconsistent on the number and names of the daughters of the Capetian King Robert II of France. One of Robert's daughters was married off to Raynald, Count of Nevers, in order to build an alliance between the Capetian dynasty and the family of Nevers. The author identifies this daughter as Advisa, who married Raynald sometime after January 1016. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Prosopography , 11., 2 (Autumn 1990):  Pages 1 - 15.
Year of Publication: 1990.

39. 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.

40. Record Number: 5022
Author(s): Klaniczay, Gábor.
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Title : The Cinderella Effect: Late Medieval Female Sainthood in Central Europe and in Italy [The author examines the ideal of sainthood represented by pious princesses in Central Europe and how this aristocratic and mendicant movement fared in Italy where urban female sainthood embraced all social classes].
Source: East Central Europe , 1 ( 1974):  Pages 51 - 68. Women and Power in East Central Europe - Medieval and Modern. Edited by Marianne Sághy.
Year of Publication: 1974.

41. Record Number: 28749
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Title : Margaret of Austria
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Title : Portrait of Princess Anicia Juliana
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43. Record Number: 32403
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Title : Princess Qutulun wrestles a suitor
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44. Record Number: 33714
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Title : Shield-shaped pendant
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45. Record Number: 36215
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Title : Portrait of an Infanta. Catherine of Aragon (?)
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