Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11018
Author(s): Ormrod, W. M.
Title : Monarchy, Martyrdom, and Masculinity: England in the Later Middle Ages [Calling for a gendered reading of monarchy, the author emphasizes both the masculine and feminine characteristics necessary in rulership. Taking the kings who promoted the cults of Edward II and Henry VI as examples, Ormrod argues that the reassertion of the sainted kings' masculinity provided political stability but also countered the perceived gender transgressions of their queens, Isabelle of France and Margaret of Anjou. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis .   Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 174 - 191.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 8571
Author(s): Ross, James
Title : Seditious Activities: The Conspiracy of Maud de Vere, Countess of Oxford, 1403-4 [In 1403-04 Maud de Vere, dowager countess of Oxford, involved herself in an attempt to restore "Richard II" (actually an impostor) to the English throne. There is no obvious reason for this conspiracy except belief in the pseudo-Richard as true king. Maud was pardoned on the request of Queen Joan, the wife of Henry IV. This may have been an effort by Henry to place his new wife in high relief as a source of pardons. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fifteenth Century , 3., ( 2003):  Pages 25 - 41. Thematic issue: Authority and Subversion
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 6638
Author(s): Lewis, Katherine J.
Title : Becoming a Virgin King: Richard II and Edward the Confessor [the author argues that Richard's devotion to Edward the Confessor was part of his effort to deal with anxieties concerning his childlessness and status as the king; the Wilton Diptych expresses his unique identity as a chaste virgin with the implication that it required a special strength and holiness].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002. Fifteenth Century , 3., ( 2003):  Pages 86 - 100.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 1339
Author(s): Hanrahan, Michael.
Title : Seduction and Betrayal: Treason in the "Prologue" to the "Legend of Good Women" [false lovers who seduce and betray echo the treason of Richard II's favorites].
Source: Chaucer Review , 30., 3 ( 1996):  Pages 229 - 240.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 421
Author(s): Rowe, Elizabeth Ashman.
Title : Female Body Politic and the Miscarriage of Justice in "Athelston" [political critique of Richard II in which society is represented as a family].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 17., ( 1995):  Pages 79 - 98.
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 1916
Author(s): Bowers, John M.
Title : Chaste Marriage: Fashion and Texts at the Court of Richard II [analysis of texts (Chaucer's "Life of Saint Cecilia" and the "Canterbury Tales," "Cleanness," Philippe de M├ęziere's "Letter to King Richard II," and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight") and courtly fashion during Richard II's reign; argues that Richard II's homosexuality favored both the theme of chaste marriage and the satiric representation of foppish men who were squeamish about the opposite sex].
Source: Pacific Coast Philology , 30., ( 1995):  Pages 15 - 26.
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 8682
Author(s): Gordon, Dillian.
Title : A New Discovery in the Wilton Diptych [The author announces a small detail found during intense examination prior to cleaning. At the top of the banner there is a tiny map showing an island with a white castle. The author argues that it is intended to represent the island of Britain that is given to Mary as the "dos Mariae." King Richard is waiting to receive back the banner in order to rule Britain with the blessing of the Virgin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Burlington Magazine (Full Text via JSTOR) 134, 1075 (October 1992): 662-667. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 41565
Title : Isabella of France meets her husband, Richard II, king of England
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