Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3652
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clanchy , Michael.
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  • Title: Images of Ladies with Prayer Books: What Do They Signify? [The author analyzes a few images including those of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Yolande of Soissons. He is interested particularly in the meaning of private prayer for these women and the influence that their devotion to Mary had on the use of psalters and books of hours. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Church and the Book: Papers Read at the 2000 Summer Meeting and the 2001 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.  Edited by R. N. Swanson. Studies in Church History, 38. 2004.  Pages 106 - 122. Republished in Looking back from the Invention of Printing: Mothers and the Teaching of Reading in the Middle Ages. Michael Clanchy. Brepols, 2018. Pages 85-109.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Books of Hours Lay Piety Literacy Manuscripts in Art Manuscripts - Ownership of Mary, Virgin, Saint in Art Noble Women Prayer
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Institute of Historical Research, University of London
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0952973383