Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10516
Author(s): Rasmussen, Linda.
Title : Order, Order! Determining Order in Medieval English Nunneries [The author examines Stamford Priory, a house for women founded around 1160, as a case study for the importance of monastic affiliation. At various points the prioress petitioned for tax relief based on poverty and the priory's affiliation as a Cistercian house. At the same time the male Benedictine monastery at Peterborough, Stamford's patron, successfully resisted Stamford's efforts to stop paying fees to the large Benedictine house. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Our Medieval Heritage: Essays in Honour of John Tillotson for His 60th Birthday.   Edited by Linda Rasmussen, Valerie Spear, and Dianne Tillotson .   Merton Priory Press, 2002.  Pages 30 - 49.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 4470
Author(s): Hawkes, Emma.
Title : [S]he Will...Protect and Defend Her Rights Boldly by Law and Reason...: Women's Knowledge of Common Law and Equity Courts in Late-Medieval England [The author argues that though women did not participate in court cases in large numbers, some gentry women directed legal cases behind th scenes, showing a good grasp of the law].
Source: Medieval Women and the Law.   Edited by Noël James Menuge .   Boydell Press, 2000.  Pages 145 - 161.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 3094
Author(s): Jones, Ernest D.
Title : The Spalding Priory Merchet Evidence from the 1250s to the1470s
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 24., 2 (June 1998):  Pages 155 - 175.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 996
Author(s): Jones, E. D.
Title : Medieval Merchets as Demographic Data: Some Evidence from the Spalding Priory Estates, Lincolnshire
Source: Continuity and Change , 11., 3 (Dec. 1996):  Pages 459 - 470.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 149
Author(s): Sekules, Veronica.
Title : Beauty and the Beast: Ridicule and Orthodoxy in Architectural Marginalia in Early Fourteenth-Century Lincolnshire [sculpted corbels, several of women representing various sins].
Source: Art History , 18., 1 (March 1995):  Pages 37 - 62.
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 8438
Author(s): Jones, E. D.
Title : The Medieval Leyrwite: A Historical Note on Female Fornication [Leyrwite was a fine, most often paid by women, for illicit sexual activity. The author analyzes the records from Spaulding Priory concerning the serfs that worked its lands. He argues that the Priory did not levy the fines for financial purposes. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Historical Review (Full Text via JSTOR) 107, 425 (October 1992): 945-953. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1992.