Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 14554
Author(s): Shenton, Caroline.
Title : Philippa of Hainault's Churchings: The Politics of Motherhood at the Court of Edward III [The author argues that Philippa's numerous births and subsequent churchings were opportunities to celebrate the growing royal family which had experienced a difficult start. The humiliations of the regency were to be forgotten and the disappointing mother figure of Isabelle, Edward II's queen, was replaced by her son's devotion to the Virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Family and Dynasty in Late Medieval England: Proceedings of the 1997 Harlaxton Symposium.   Edited by Richard Eales and Shaun Tyas Harlaxton medieval studies .   Shaun Tyas, 2003.  Pages 105 - 121.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 9501
Author(s): Lee, Becky R.
Title : Men's Recollections of a Women's Rite: Medieval English Men's Recollections Regarding the Rite of the Purification of Women after Childbirth
Source: Gender and History , 14., 2 (August 2002):  Pages 224 - 241.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 6614
Author(s): Rieder, Paula M.
Title : Insecure Borders: Symbols of Clerical Privilege and Gender Ambiguity in the Liturgy of Churching [The author argues that while churching recognized male superiority and clerical authority it also allowed for gender subversion with women invading holy places and repeatedly celebrating the rite in honor of their neighbors].
Source: The Material Culture of Sex, Procreation, and Marriage in Premodern Europe.   Edited by Anne L. McClanan and Karen Rosoff EncarnaciĆ³n .   Palgrave, 2002.  Pages 93 - 113.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 4685
Title : Learned Reading, Vernacular Seeing: Jacques Daret's "Presentation in the Temple"
Source: Art Bulletin (Full Text via JSTOR) 82, 3 (September 2000): 428-452. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 3143
Author(s): Price, Richard M.
Title : God is More Weary of Woman Than of Man: Reflections on a Text in the "Golden Legend" [analysis of the Biblical text in which the birth of a girl causes uncleanness for twice as long as the birth of a boy].
Source: Gender and Christian religion: papers read at the 1996 Summer Meeting and the 1997 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.   Edited by R. N. Swanson Studies in Church History, 34.  1998.  Pages 119 - 127.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 13838
Author(s): Gibson, Gail McMurray
Title : Blessing from Sun and Moon: Churching as Women's Theater [The author argues for a more complex understanding of churching. While acknowledging the element of clerical misogyny, Gibson believes that women experienced a corporate identity and bodily power from the female-only ritual. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bodies and Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England.   Edited by Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace .   Medieval Cultures series, 9. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.  Pages 139 - 154.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 5132
Author(s): Lee, Becky R.
Title : The Purification of Women After Childbirth: A Window onto Medieval Perceptions of Women [The author suggests that women may have seen childbirth and the attendant rituals, including churching, as an opportunity for gender reversal and time to spend with other women].
Source: Florilegium , 14., ( 1995- 1996):  Pages 43 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1995- 1996.