Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


Article of the Month

Indexers select an article or essay at the beginning of each month that is outstanding in its line of argument, wealth of significances, and writing style. We particularly look for pieces that will be useful as course readings.

May 2013

Van Houts, Elisabth. Changes of Aristocratic Identity: Remarriage and Remembrance in Europe 900-1200
Marie de Berry, widow of Louis de Châtillon, marries Philippe d’Artois
from Froissart’s Chroniques (ca. 1470 and 1472)
Source: British Library, Harley 4380, f. 6

Van Houts, Elisabth.  "Changes of Aristocratic Identity: Remarriage and Remembrance in Europe 900-1200.”  Memory and Commemoration in Medieval Culture.   Edited by Elma Brenner, Meredith Cohen, and Mary Franklin-Brown.  Ashgate, 2013.  Pages 221 - 241.