Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8060
Author(s): McMillin, Linda.
Title : Anonymous Lives: Documents from the Benedictine Convent of Sant Pere de les Puelles [The author introduces three documents from a monastic archive in Barcelona. They all concern women who are disposing of financial assets, either through a will or through donations to the monastery upon becoming a nun there. In all three cases the women went to some length to ensure that their wishes would be obeyed. Latin texts of the documents along with English translations follow. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.   Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 265 - 280.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 1106
Author(s): McMillin, Linda A.
Title : Sant Pere de les Puelles: A Medieval Women's Community [study of Sant Pere's documents yields information on the number of nuns, their familial background and inheritance, men associated with the convent, and the elected officials of the community].
Source: American Benedictine Review , 47., 2 (June 1996):  Pages 200 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 9496
Author(s): McMillin, Linda A.
Title : Gender and monastic autonomy in thirteenth-century Barcelona: abbess vs. bishop [The author analyzes the power struggle between a Barcelonian bishop and abbess in order to better understand the status of women in religious communities in the later Middle Ages. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 18., 3 (September 1992):  Pages 267 - 278.
Year of Publication: 1992.