Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1877
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Meyer , Marc A.
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  • Title: Early Anglo-Saxon Penitentials and the Position of Women [The author argues that, although women in Anglo-Saxon culture were subjugated to men, examining penitential books from the period reveals an elevation in the position and status of women in the family. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: The Haskins Society Journal 2, ( 1990): Pages 47 - 61.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Gender Family Marriage Old English Language Penitential Books Social History Women's Status
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 7- 8- 9- 10- 11
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  • Author's Affiliation: Berry College
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 09634959
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