Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 42441
Author(s): Erler, Mary C.
Title : Transmission of Images Between Flemish and English Birgittine Houses
Source: Nuns' Literacies in Medieval Europe: The Antwerp Dialogue.   Edited by Virginia Blanton, V. M. O'Mara, and Patricia Stoop .   Brepols, 2017.  Pages 367 - 382. Available with a subscription: https://doi.org/10.1484/M.MWTC-EB.5.112682
Year of Publication: 2017.

2. Record Number: 6085
Author(s): Lichtmann, Maria R.
Title : Three Models of Self-Governance: Medieval English Translations of Latin Rules for Nuns [The author looks at the rules for the Benedictines, Brigittines, and Poor Clares in regard to issues of governance and discipline].
Source: Magistra , 7., 2 (Winter 2001):  Pages 100 - 125.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 6495
Author(s): Graff, Eric.
Title : A Neglected Episode in the Prehistory of Syon Abbey: The Letter of Katillus Thornberni in Uppsala University Library Pappersbrev 1410-1420 [Katillus, a Brigittine brother from Sweden, was brought over to England to help establish the order in the British Isles by converting the hospital of St. Nicholas outside of York into a Brigittine abbey with female and male houses].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 63., ( 2001):  Pages 323 - 336.
Year of Publication: 2001.

4. Record Number: 6094
Author(s): Nyberg, Tore.
Title : On Female Monasticism and Scandinavia [The author provides a brief overview of the development of women's monastic houses in Scandinavia, concentrating in particular on the Cistercian, mendicant, and Brigittine orders].
Source: Mediaeval Scandinavia , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 181 - 197.
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 4379
Author(s): Morris, Bridget.
Title : Birgittines and Beguines in Medieval Sweden
Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Liège and Their Impact.   Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.   Brepols, 1999. Mediaeval Scandinavia , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 159 - 175.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 4311
Author(s): Hogg, James.
Title : Adam Easton's "Defensorium Sanctae Birgittae"
Source: The Medieval Mystical Tradition England, Ireland, and Wales. Exeter Symposium VI. Papers read at Charney Manor, July 1999.   Edited by Marion Glasscoe .   D. S. Brewer, 1999. Mediaeval Scandinavia , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 20 - 26.
Year of Publication: 1999.

7. Record Number: 4310
Author(s): Grise, C. Annette.
Title : In the Blessid Vyneyerd of Oure Holy Saueour : Female Religious Readers and Textual Reception in the "Myroure of Oure Ladye" and the "Orcherd of Syon" [The author argues that the two devotional works that come from Syon emphasized the ideal reader, whether lay or religious, as someone who was as meek, obedient, submissive, and devout as a nun from Syon].
Source: The Medieval Mystical Tradition England, Ireland, and Wales. Exeter Symposium VI. Papers read at Charney Manor, July 1999.   Edited by Marion Glasscoe .   D. S. Brewer, 1999. Mediaeval Scandinavia , 13., ( 2000):  Pages 380 - 381.
Year of Publication: 1999.

8. Record Number: 3109
Author(s): Warren, Nancy Bradley.
Title : Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism Within and Beyond the Cloister Walls [drawing on the exemplum of the Pregnant Abbess and the didactic work, "Book to a Mother, " the author argues that they strive to control women's productivity and regulate women's use of property; the Brigittine Order provides a counter example which encourages women's productivity, values women's work, and legitimates women's rights to control material resources]
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 531 - 552.
Year of Publication: 1998.

9. Record Number: 3512
Author(s): Ellis, Roger.
Title : Further Thoughts on the Spirituality of Syon Abbey
Source: Mysticism and Spirituality in Medieval England.   Edited by William F. Pollard and Robert Boenig .   D.S. Brewer, 1997. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 219 - 243.
Year of Publication: 1997.

10. Record Number: 2396
Author(s): Holloway, Julia Bolton, Sister
Title : Saint Birgitta of Sweden and Brigittine Music
Source: Women Composers: Music Through the Ages.   Edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman .   Volume 1 Composers Born Before 1599. G.K. Hall ; Prentice Hall International, 1996. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 78 - 83.
Year of Publication: 1996.

11. Record Number: 24
Title : What the Nuns Read: Literary Evidence from the English Bridgettine House, Syon Abbey
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 57., ( 1995):  Pages 205 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1995.

12. Record Number: 10677
Author(s): Olsen, Ulla Sander.
Title : Work and Work Ethics in the Nunnery of Syon Abbey in the Fifteenth Century [The author examines the Brigittine Rule and additional legislation for the nuns of Syon for sections dealing with manual labor. Saint Bridget originally declared that all sisters must work and there would be no "conversae" or servant sisters. However, the first nun at Syon refused to honor this provision. At the dissolution of Syon there were four lay sisters to do the heavy work. The nuns spent their work time doing embroidery and copying manuscripts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Mystical Tradition in England: Exeter Symposium , 5., ( 1992):  Pages 129 - 143.
Year of Publication: 1992.

13. Record Number: 10250
Author(s): Holloway, Julia Bolton.
Title : Bride, Margery, Julian, and Alice: Bridget of Sweden’s Textual Community in Medieval England [Kempe models her devotional practices on Saint Bridget of Sweden, replicating the saint’s writings, life, and pilgrimages through her own book and travels. In her pilgrimages, Kempe visited the same sites Bridget did in her lifetime. Pilgrimage was available to both men and women, and writing a text enabled women to gain some access to power by narrating their travels. The author traces the lives, texts, and travels of historical figures like Saint Bridget of Sweden and Julian of Norwich, as well as Dame Alison (Chaucer’s fictional Wife of Bath). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Sandra J. McEntire .   Garland Publishing, 1992. Mediaeval Studies , 57., ( 1995):  Pages 203 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1992.

14. Record Number: 9530
Author(s): France, James.
Title : From Bernard to Bridget: Cistercian Contribution to a Unique Scandinavian Monastic Body
Source: Cîteaux: Revue d'Histoire Cistercienne , 42., ( 1991):  Pages 479 - 495.
Year of Publication: 1991.

15. Record Number: 12738
Author(s): Gunnes, Erik.
Title : The Foundation of the Brigittine Monastery of Munkeliv, and its Struggle for Existence [Saint Michael’s monastery at Nordnes was one of Norway’s richest and exclusive monasteries before the Black Death. Although the monastery was founded by a Swedish nobleman named Sten Stenarsson, its location near the commercial town of Bergen, populated by many Germans, led to an increasing amount of German monks housed there. By the late fifteenth century the monastery was in decline and functioned as retirement residence for wealthy townspeople, and its last inhabitants were likely women from prominent Norwegian families. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Collegium Medievale , 3., 2 ( 1990):  Pages 111 - 122.
Year of Publication: 1990.