Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8122
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Federico , Sylvia.
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  • Title: The Imaginary Society: Women in 1381 [the author argues that historians have not recognized that women figured both as rebels and victims in the Rising of June 1381; the author uses a variety of primary sources including a pardon roll, evidence from the Court of Common Pleas and special royal commissions, and literary works by Chaucer and Gower as well as Knighton's "Chronicle" and Walsingham's "Historia Anglicana"].
  • Source URL: Journal of British Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 40, 2 (April 2001): 159-183 Link Info target = '_blank'> Journal of British Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 40, 2 (April 2001): 159-183 Link Info
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Courts of Law Crime and Criminals Politics Revolts Violence
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
  • Primary Evidence: Government Document; London, Public Record Office, Pardon Roll C67/29. Amnesty offered by Richard II following the revolt. There are 30 female names on the list with very little accompanying information. From the Royal Chancery.Legal Record;London, Public Record Office, recor
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Leeds
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00219371
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