Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1793
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Galloway , Penelope.
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  • Title: Discreet and Devout Maidens: Women's Involvement in Beguine Communities in Northern France, 1200-1500 [explores the efforts of rulers (including the countesses of Flanders, Jeanne and Marguerite), members of the bourgeoisie, and beguines themselves to develop and finance beguine houses in Douai and Lille].
  • Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.  Edited by Diane Watt.  University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 92 - 115.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Douai, Nord, France Flanders Lay Piety Lille, Nord, France Patronage, Ecclesiastical Wills Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Balliol College, University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802042899