Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 6201
Author(s): Bernau, Anke.
Title : Authors of our owne mischiefe: Albina, Boadicea, and the Writing of Nation
Source: Seeing Gender: Perspectives on Medieval Gender and Sexuality. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, King's College, London, January 4-6, 2002. .  2002.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 11036
Author(s): Evans, Ruth.
Title : The Devil in Disguise: Perverse Female Origins of the Nation [The author examines the connections among women's sexuality, demons and the supernatural, and the myths of the origins of nations. The Latin translation of the story of Albina and her sisters, the discoverers of Britain who had sex with giants, is the text that Evans first analyzes. However, she also briefly considers "Sir Orfeo," "Wife of Bath's Tale," and the York Play, "Joseph's Trouble about Mary." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.   Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters .   University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 182 - 195.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 9923
Author(s): Woolf, Alex.
Title : Pictish Matriliny Reconsidered [The author argues that not enough evidence exists either to prove or to disprove the theory, set forth and refuted by researchers, that Pictish royal succession was matrilineal. Woolf takes the position that Pictish matriliny is unlikely, explaining that the lack of supporting genealogical material may cause the Pictish king-list to appear more unusual than it actually is. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Innes Review , 49., 2 (Autumn 1998):  Pages 147 - 167.
Year of Publication: 1998.