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1. Record Number: 8547
Author(s): Marino, Nancy F.
Title : How Portuguese "Damas" Scandalized the Court of Enrique IV of Castile [The young women who accompanied the Portuguese princess Juana to the Castilian court caused a great stir. They dressed provocatively, were sexually aggressive, and sometimes wore men's clothing and carried weapons. Several of them became the mistresses of powerful men in the kingdom. When the advisors to Isabella I, la Catolica, Enrique's successor, wished to discredit the king, they used the Portuguese "damas" as another instance of his immorality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 18 (2001): 43-52 Link Info
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 3688
Author(s): Hamilton, J. S.
Title : Another Daughter for Piers Gaveston? Amie de Gaveston, Damsel of the Queen's Chamber
Source: Medieval Prosopography , 19., ( 1998):  Pages 177 - 186.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 5579
Author(s): de Visser- van Terwisga, Marijke.
Title : Les Portugais dans l'entourage de la duchesse de Bourgogne Isabelle de Portugal (1430- 1471) [the Appendix presents a transcript dated May 6, 1453, of the marriage contract between Béatrice of Coïmbre, niece of the duchess Isabel, and Adolphe of Clèves, nephew of Duke Philip the Good; both uncle and aunt endowed the bride generously with land, money, and luxury goods].
Source: Revue du Nord , 77., 310 (avril-juin 1995):  Pages 321 - 343.
Year of Publication: 1995.

4. Record Number: 7186
Author(s): Higgins, Paula.
Title : The "Other Minervas": Creative Women at the Court of Margaret of Scotland [The author examines the activities of the princess, Margaret of Scotland, and her ladies-in-waiting, both as authors of poetry and creators of music. She critiques recent scholarship because it dismisses women's artistic contributions and grants credence only to the well-documented like Christine de Pizan in the "discourse of the exceptional woman." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Rediscovering the Muses: Women's Musical Traditions.   Edited by Kimberly Marshall .   Northeastern University Press, 1993. Revue du Nord , 77., 310 (avril-juin 1995):  Pages 169 - 185.
Year of Publication: 1993.

5. Record Number: 28720
Title : St. Clotild Presents the Fleur-de-Lis to Clovis
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