Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9322
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Parsons , John Carmi.
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  • Title: The Pregnant Queen as Counsellor and the Medieval Construction of Motherhood
  • Source: Medieval Mothering.  Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 39 - 61.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Athelston, Middle English Romance Froissart, Jean, Chronicler- Chroniques Intercession Mary, Virgin, Saint- Image of Mothers Pregnancy Queens
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
  • Primary Evidence:
  • Illustrations: The implications of juxtaposing the queen's roles as dynastic mother and intercessor are examined in fourteenth-century literary works that depict the queen in an advanced state of pregnancy when she intercedes with her husband. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Toronto
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323417