Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 20922
Author(s): Schüle, Wolfgang
Title : Erzbischof Johann von Esztergom und der Mord an der Königin Gertrud im Jahre 1213
Source: Western Canon Law and Eastern Churches: Thirteenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law. Abstracts. , ( 2008):  Pages 30 - 31.
Year of Publication: 2008.

2. Record Number: 24521
Author(s): Cooke, Jessica
Title : Scottish Queenship in the Thirteenth Century [The author notes the lack of scholarship on queens in Scotland. Her article concentrates on the lives of five queens consort. Nelson looks at their political roles and their reputations among their contemporaries. She is interested in how gender came into play both in their marital and natal families. Contrasts with English queens are also instructive. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Thirteenth Century England , 11., ( 2007):  Pages 61 - 80.
Year of Publication: 2007.

3. Record Number: 20608
Author(s): Seabourne, Gwen
Title : Eleanor of Brittany and Her Treatment by King John and Henry III [Eleanor of Brittany, daughter of Geoffrey Plantagenet, older brother of King John of England, did not lead the life expected of noble women. She did not succeed to any of her father's territories nor did she marry. Instead King John and his son, Henry III, held her in confinement for over 40 years. Seabourne argues that at first the conditions were conceived as guardianship. There were even some efforts made toward advantageous marriages for Eleanor. Nothing materialized, and her supervision became more strict. Henry III held her prisoner until her death even though in those later years she could no longer bear children to threaten the royal succession. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Nottingham Medieval Studies , 51., ( 2007):  Pages 73 - 110.
Year of Publication: 2007.

4. Record Number: 19528
Author(s): Dabrowska, Malgorzata
Title : Ought One to Marry? Manuel II Palaiologos' Point of View [The Emperor Manuel wrote a dialog on marriage between 1394 and 1397. His aim was to emphasize how important inheritance was for the imperial family. Dabrowska suggests that the emperor later revised the text to encourage his own son to marry. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies , 31., 2 ( 2007):  Pages 146 - 156.
Year of Publication: 2007.

5. Record Number: 17111
Author(s): Chibnall, Marjorie
Title : The Empress Matilda as a Subject for Biography [The author explores contemporary sources for the life of Empress Matilda, daughter of King Henry I and heir to the throne of England. Chibnall focuses on the events following Henry's death. E. van Houts has suggested that the queen's pregancy caused her to delay her trip to England, but Chibnall argues that Matilda did take action immediately by travelling to Normandy and knew the importance of coronation. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Writing Medieval Biography, 750-1250: Essays in Honour of Professor Frank Barlow.   Edited by David Bates, Julia Crick, and Sarah Hamilton .   Boydell Press, 2006. French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 185 - 194.
Year of Publication: 2006.

6. Record Number: 19951
Author(s): Taylor, Craig
Title : The Salic Law, French Queenship, and the Defense of Women in the Late Middle Ages
Source: French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 543 - 564.
Year of Publication: 2006.

7. Record Number: 13675
Author(s): Sheridan, Maia.
Title : Mothers and Sons: Emma of Normandy's Role in the English Succession Crisis, 1035-42 [The author examines Queen Emma's relationship with her sons as presented in the text "Encomium Emmae reginae." She commissioned the work to strengthen her sons' positions after King Cnut's death. Not surprisingly it criticized Cnut's illegitimate son, but it also responded to suspicions concerning Emma's involvement in her son Alfred's death. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women 4: Victims or Viragos?   Edited by Christine Meek and Catherine Lawless .   Four Courts Press, 2005. French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 39 - 48.
Year of Publication: 2005.

8. Record Number: 11961
Author(s): Wood, Charles T.
Title : Fontevraud, Dynasticism, and Eleanor of Aquitaine
Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.   Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi Parsons The New Middle Ages .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003. French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 377 - 405.
Year of Publication: 2003.

9. Record Number: 6638
Author(s): Lewis, Katherine J.
Title : Becoming a Virgin King: Richard II and Edward the Confessor [the author argues that Richard's devotion to Edward the Confessor was part of his effort to deal with anxieties concerning his childlessness and status as the king; the Wilton Diptych expresses his unique identity as a chaste virgin with the implication that it required a special strength and holiness].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002. French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 86 - 100.
Year of Publication: 2002.

10. Record Number: 7440
Author(s): Golinelli, Paolo.
Title : L'Italia dopo la lotta per le investiture: la questione dell'eredità matildica [Matilda of Tuscany acquired the lands of the Canossa line, the possessions of the Marquisate of Tuscany, and various territorial acquisitions. After her death some of the territories were lost to other hands, including local self-rule. The remainder became an additional bone of contention between the Empire and the papacy. The remaining inheritance finally became one basis of the Papal States. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studi Medievali , 42., 2 (Dicembre 2001):  Pages 509 - 528.
Year of Publication: 2001.

11. Record Number: 6742
Author(s): Schein, Sylvia.
Title : Women in Medieval Colonial Society: The Latin Kingdom of Jerusalem in the Twelfth Century [The author argues that noble and royal women in the Crusader Kingdom had a better legal status and more freedom of action than women in Europe because the conditions of constant war often overruled traditional gender roles. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Crusades.   Edited by Susan B. Edgington and Sarah Lambert .   University of Wales Press, 2001. French Historical Studies , 29., 4 (Fall 2006):  Pages 140 - 153.
Year of Publication: 2001.

12. Record Number: 5058
Author(s): McFadden, Brian.
Title : Sleeping After the Feast: Deathbeds, Marriage Beds, and the Power Structure of Heorot
Source: Neophilologus , 84., 4 (October 2000):  Pages 629 - 646.
Year of Publication: 2000.

13. Record Number: 3705
Author(s): Warren, Nancy Bradley.
Title : Kings, Saints, and Nuns: Gender, Religion, and Authority in the Reign of Henry V
Source: Viator , 30., ( 1999):  Pages 307 - 322.
Year of Publication: 1999.

14. Record Number: 7210
Author(s): Zale, Sanford.
Title : Bastards or Kings or Both? Louis III and Carloman in Late-Medieval French Historiography [The author surveys histories and chronicles written between 1380 and 1515 to trace their treatment of the two Carolingian kings' illegitimacy. Despite strong royalist propaganda which maintained that the French royal line was "pure," a substantial minority of authors acknowledged both that the two were kigns and were the sons of a concubine. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Comitatus , 29., ( 1998):  Pages 95 - 112.
Year of Publication: 1998.

15. Record Number: 5024
Author(s): Sweeney, James Ross
Title : The Tricky Queen and Her Clever Lady-in-Waiting: Stealing the Crown to Secure Succession, Visegrad 1440 [Elizabeth of Luxemburg sent her loyal attendant, Helene Kottanner, to steal the Hungarian crown so that her soon-to-be-born baby (if it were a boy) could be made king rather than the interloper king of Poland].
Source: East Central Europe , 1., ( 1998):  Pages 87 - 100. Issue title: Women and Power in East Central Europe - Medieval and Modern. Edited by Marianne Sághy.
Year of Publication: 1998.

16. Record Number: 9923
Author(s): Woolf, Alex.
Title : Pictish Matriliny Reconsidered [The author argues that not enough evidence exists either to prove or to disprove the theory, set forth and refuted by researchers, that Pictish royal succession was matrilineal. Woolf takes the position that Pictish matriliny is unlikely, explaining that the lack of supporting genealogical material may cause the Pictish king-list to appear more unusual than it actually is. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Innes Review , 49., 2 (Autumn 1998):  Pages 147 - 167.
Year of Publication: 1998.

17. Record Number: 2891
Author(s): DeAragon, RaGena C.
Title : Queen or Consort: Rulership and Politics in the Latin East, 1118-1228 [explores the dynastic history of the kingdom of Jerusalem which had four reigning queens, Melisende, Sibylla, Isabella, and Maria of Montferrat].
Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.   Edited by Anne J. Duggan .   Boydell Press, 1997. Innes Review , 49., 2 (Autumn 1998):  Pages 153 - 169.
Year of Publication: 1997.

18. Record Number: 823
Author(s): Bestor, Jane Fair.
Title : Bastardy and Legitimacy in the Formation of a Regional State in Italy: The Estense Succession
Source: Comparative Studies in Society and History (Full Text via JSTOR) 38, 3 (July 1996): 549-585. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1996.

19. Record Number: 3009
Author(s): Segura Graiño, Cristina.
Title : Participación de las Mujeres en el Poder Político
Source: Anuario de Estudios Medievales , 25., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 449 - 462.
Year of Publication: 1995.

20. Record Number: 275
Author(s): Nassiet, Michel.
Title : Parenté et successions dynastiques aux 14e et 15e siècles
Source: Annales : Histoire, Sciences Sociales , 50., 3 (Mai-Juin 1995):  Pages 621 - 644.
Year of Publication: 1995.

21. Record Number: 12751
Author(s): Leyser, Karl.
Title : The Anglo-Norman Succession 1120-1125 [When the son and heir of Henry I died in a shipwreck, Henry made his barons pledge allegiance to his daughter Matilda (wife of Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor) as his new heir, but Matilda faced great opposition from others who claimed the throne. Although they were ultimately unsuccessful, both Matilda and her husband actively waged numerous military and diplomatic campaigns attempting to secure Matilda’s succession to the throne. It is clear from the accounts of medieval historians like Orderic Vitalis that Henry V hoped to present Matilda as not only his claim to the Anglo-Norman territories but also as the future mother of a new emperor. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Anglo-Norman Studies , 8., ( 1990):  Pages 225 - 241.
Year of Publication: 1990.

22. Record Number: 23423
Author(s): Boccaccio, Giovanni
Title : A Nun Becomes Empress-Mother (1186) [From Famous Women]
Source: The Broadview Book of Medieval Anecdotes.   Edited by Richard Kay, compiler .   Broadview Press, 1988. Anglo-Norman Studies , 8., ( 1990):  Pages 209 - 210.
Year of Publication: 1988.