Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2418
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Raguin , Virginia Chieffo.
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  • Title: Real and Imagined Bodies in Architectural Space: The Setting for Margery Kempe's "Book" [The author argues that Margery Kempe constructs an image of herself in her text based on experiences in religious spaces. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.  Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury.  State University of New York Press, 2005.  Pages 105 - 140.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Churches Ecclesiastical Space Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Memory Mystics
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Eleven figures. Figure One Illustration of the exterior, south side of St. Margaret's Church, King's Lynn. Figure Two Plan of St. Margaret's Church, King's Lynn, 1102-1481. Figure Three Illustration of the interior of the choir, south side of St. Margaret's Church, King's Lynn. Figure Four Manuscript illumination of Mary of Burgundy at Prayer, "Hours of Mary of Burgundy," ca. 1477 (Vienna Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. Vind. 1857, fol. 14v.). Figure Five Manuscript illumination of Philip the Good Attending Mass, "Traité sur l'oraison dominicale, trans. Jean Miélot, Lille (?), ca. 1460 (Brussels, Royal Library, MS 9092, fol. 9). Figure Six Manuscript illumination of Margaret Tudor at Prayer, "Book of Hours of James IV," ca. 1503 (Vienna Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, Cod. 1897, fol. 243v.). Figure Seven Glass window with Christ the Good Shepherd, 1400-1410 (Ebsdorf, Benedictine nunnery, Cloister window). Figure Eight Manuscript illumination of the Parable of Vine-dressers, "Speculum humanae salvationis," ca. 1360 (Darmstadt, Hessische Landes und Hochschulbibliothek Hs 2505, fol. 41r.). Figure Nine Glass window with the Parable of Vine-dressers, 1400-1410 (Ebsdorf, Benedictine nunnery, Cloister window). Figure Ten Brass of Adam de Walsoken and wife Margaret. Detail of bottom, men carry grist to mill and carry Walsoken in litter over stream, 1349 (King's Lynn, St. Margaret's Church). Figure Eleven Brass of Robert Braunche with Leticia, first, and Margaret, second wife. Detail of bottom, Peacock Feast, 1364 (King's Lynn, St. Margaret's Church).
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  • Author's Affiliation: College of the Holy Cross
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791463656