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1. Record Number: 13632
Title : Putting on the Girls: Mary's Girlhood and the Performance of Monarchical Authority in Philippe de Mézières's Dramatic Office for the "Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple" [The author finds a connection between the presentation of Mary's feminine virtues and French royal authority. The play, written by courtier Philippe de Mézières, called for a young girl of three or four to portray Mary. Udry draws parallels with conduct literature to argue that Mary's feminine qualities would have been a model not only for men and women but also for the king of France. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: European Medieval Drama , 8., ( 2004):  Pages 1 - 17.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 10456
Author(s): Rollo-Koster, Joëlle.
Title : From Prostitutes to Brides of Christ: The Avignonese "Repenties" in the Late Middle Ages
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 32, 1 (Winter 2002): 109-144. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 5146
Author(s): Plesch, Véronique.
Title : Enguerrand Quarton's "Coronation of the Virgin": This World and the Next, the Dogma and the Devotion, the Individual and the Community [The author argues that the painting in the Carthusian hospital chapel linked the Coronation with the Last Judgement to emphasize the importance of Mary's role as mediator, especially for those souls in purgatory].
Source: Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques , 26., 1 (Spring 2000):  Pages 189 - 221.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 5582
Author(s): Valori, Alessandro.
Title : L'Onore femminile attraverso l'epistolario di Margherita e Francesco Datini da Prato [Francesco Datini, a merchant of Prato, has left us many letters detailing his business dealings and his anxieties; one goal was to return from doing business abroad to his wife and his household; to this end he married a much younger woman, Margherita Bandini; Francesco shared the common assumptions of his day and class about women needing male tutelage and marriages creating alliances between families, as well as the importance of dowries; Datini's ideas of honor, applied to his wife and his illegitimate daughter, are based on submission and service to the family; Margherita too internalized these values, even though she was childless].
Source: Giornale Storico della Letteratura Italiana , 175., ( 1998):  Pages 53 - 83.
Year of Publication: 1998.

5. Record Number: 542
Author(s): Gaunt, Simon.
Title : The Women of Papal Avignon. A New Source: The "Liber Divisionis" of 1371 [census of 3800 heads of households, 17% of which were females].
Source: Journal of Women's History , 8., 1 (Spring 1996):  Pages 36 - 59.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 567
Author(s): Brink, Maryann E.
Title : Social Description of Property in Late Medieval Avignon [women's roles in the ownership and conveyance of property].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 10., ( 1995):  Pages 67 - 76. Proceedings of the Twentieth Annual Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association
Year of Publication: 1995.