Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3109
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bitterling , Klaus.
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  • Title: Margery Kempe, an English "Sterte" in Germany [argues that "Sterte" in the "Book of Margery Kempe," long-thought to be Middle English for "tail," is Low German meaning "vagabond" or "beggar"].
  • Source: Notes and Queries , 1 (March 1996): Pages 21 - 22.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): German Language Insults Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Middle English Language Mystics
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;Germany
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Freie Universit├Ąt Berlin
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00293970