Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2556
Author(s): Brown, Elizabeth A. R.
Title : Ritual Brotherhood in Western Medieval Europe [discussion of compacts and ceremonies, the secular nature of the evidence in contrast to Byzantine liturgies, and the social and political aspects including the unlikelihood of a sexual relationship].
Source: Traditio , 52., ( 1997):  Pages 357 - 381.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 2554
Author(s): Rapp, Claudia.
Title : Ritual Brotherhood in Byzantium [presents sources for the study of "adelphopoiesis," traces changes in the practice and concept of ritual brotherhood over time, and places it within the larger context of social networks which included marriage, godparenthood, and adoption].
Source: Traditio , 52., ( 1997):  Pages 285 - 326.
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. Record Number: 2555
Author(s): Shaw, Brent D.
Title : Ritual Brotherhood in Roman and Post-Roman Societies [argues that ritual brotherhood was a common arrangement in frontier societies, particularly in the Balkans, where protection and defense came from personal relationships rather than political institutions].
Source: Traditio , 52., ( 1997):  Pages 327 - 355.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 11823
Author(s): Lucas, Angela M. and Peter J. Lucas
Title : The Presentation of Marriage and Love in Chaucer's "Franklin's Tale" [Chaucer's depiction of the husband and wife this poem conveys the intimacy of a marital relationship in which the spouses are mutually bound to one another through love (rather than obedience). Nonetheless, the public wedding ceremony between the spouses in the poem demonstrates the importance of outwardly displaying the husband's "maistrie" or dominance in the marriage relationship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Studies , 72., 6 ( 1991):  Pages 501 - 512.
Year of Publication: 1991.

5. Record Number: 11192
Author(s): Harris, Barbara J.
Title : Property, Power, and Personal Relations: Elite Mothers and Sons in Yorkist and Early Tudor England [Women were often marginalized by patriarchal power structures that placed the father at the head of the family, but the birth of a son often elevated the wife’s position. Since the first son was greatly valued in a system of primogenitural inheritance, noble mothers often had close emotional ties to their sons. The political and social future of the family often rested on the mother’s ability to manage the household, display the family’s wealth and status, and negotiate marriages and other alliances for the family’s children. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (Full Text via JSTOR) 15, 3 (Spring 1990): 606-632. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1990.