Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6699
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): De Jonge , Krista.
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  • Title: The Principal Residences in Mechelen: The Court of Cambrai and the Court of Savoy [The author briefly discusses Margaret of York's rebuilding of the residence known as the "Court of Cambrai" in Mechelen, Belgium. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.  Edited by Dagmar Eichberger.  Brepols, 2005.  Pages 56 - 66.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Exhibition Catalog
  • Subject (See Also): Architecture- Secular Courts Duchesses Margaret of York, Duchess of Burgundy and Wife of Charles the Bold Mechelen, Antwerpen, Belgium- Court of Cambrai Palaces Patronage, Artistic
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Twelve illustrations. Figure One (Figure 18 in book) Anthonis I, Anthonis II and Rombout II Keldermans, The former residence of Margaret of Austria: view of the southern wing seen from the courtyard, after 1507, photograph (in color). Figure Two (Figure 19 in book) Renier Blokhuysen, The residence of Margaret of York in Mechelen, engraving, 1727, in: Antonius Sanderus, Chorographia sacra Brabantiae, The Hague, 1726-1727, vol. III: 30 (Mechelen, Stadsarchief, no. B 6547) (in color). Figure Three (Figure Twenty in book) The residence of Margaret of York seen from Keizerstraat, nineteenth-century photograph (prior to restoration) (in color). Figure Four (Figure Twenty-One in book) Mechelen, Floorplan of the Jesuit convent showing front part of Margaret of York's gallery and spiral staircase, drawing, between 1773 and 1795, (Mechelen, Stadsarchief, inv. no. C7259) (in color). Figure Five (Figure Twenty-Two in book) Jacobus Harrewyn, Lille, Palais Rihour with "grande galerie" at the front, engraving, early seventeenth century, in: F. Butkens, Trophées tant sacrés que profanes du duché de Brabant [...] Supplément [...], The Hague, 1726, vol. III: 24-25 (The Hague, Koninklijke Bibliotheek ) (in color). Figure Six (Figure Twenty-Three in book) Photographs of the residence of Margaret of York at Binche, ground floor and interior. Figure Seven (Figure Twenty-Four in book) Photograph of Mariezenhof at Bergen op Zoom, gallery built by Anthonis I Keldermans for Jan II Glymes, 1503-1508. Figure Eight (Figure Twenty-Five in book) A. Van den Eynde, residence of Margaret of Austria seen from Korte Maagdenstraat, washed drawing (Mechelen, Stadsarchief, D.88) (in color). Figure Nine (Figure Twenty-Six in book) Photograph of the residence of Margaret of Austria seen from the Voochstraat (in color). Figure Ten (Figure Twenty-Seven in book) Photograph of the residence of Margaret of Austria: bluestone gallery on the south side (in color). Figure Eleven (Figure Twenty-Eight in book) Photograph of the residence of Margaret of Austria: ceremonial staircase inside the southern courtyard (in color). Figure Twelve (Figure Twenty-Nine in book) Plans of the residence of Margaret of Austria: reconstruction of the western wing with the regent's living quarters (from Dagmar Eichberger).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Universiteit Leuven
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9058263428
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