Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 920
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Mombello , Gianni
  • Contributor(s): Margolis, Nadia, trans. and ed.
  • Title: Christine de Pizan and the House of Savoy [The author traces the relationship between Christine’s family and the royal House of Savoy, particularly the ties between Christine’s father Thomas and members of the Savoy court. The article lists the manuscripts of Christine’s works recorded in Savoy household accounts during the fifteenth century. Although most of the manuscripts in the Savoy collection were destroyed in later centuries, some remain. The article ends with a bibliography of the current manuscript holdings of Christine’s works in the Savoy; the contents and codicological details of each manuscript are described. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.  Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno.  University of Georgia Press, 1992.  Pages 187 - 204.
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  • Article Type: Essay;Manuscripts List
  • Subject (See Also): Christine de Pizan, Poet Households- Accounts Libraries, Medieval Literature- History and Criticism Literature- Verse Manuscripts Reception Savoy Transmission of Texts Women Authors
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820313076