Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8169
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Smith , Robin.
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  • Title: Glimpses of Some Anglo-Saxon Women [The author briefly profiles three Anglo-Saxon women: Abbess Hilda, the nun Hygeburg (author of a pilgrimage account), and Aethelflaed, ruler of the Mercians. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.  Edited by Juliette Dor.  English Department, University of Liège, 1992.  Pages 256 - 263.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Abbesses Æthelflæd, Lady of the Mercians Hilda, Abbess of Whitby, Saint Hugeburc, von Heidenheim, Hagiographer Latin Literature Monasticism Politics Women Authors
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 7-8
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Leiden
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2872330046