Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 14124
Author(s): Legaré, Anne-Marie.
Title : La librairye de Madame: Two Princesses and Their Libraries [The author briefly surveys the manuscripts belonging to Margaret of York and Margaret of Austria. Margaret of York acquired a small number of French religious texts in line with her roles as wife and potential mother. In contrast her step-granddaughter c
Source: Women of Distinction: Margaret of York | Margaret of Austria.   Edited by Dagmar Eichberger .   Brepols, 2005.  Pages 206 - 219.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 10535
Author(s): Clanchy, Michael.
Title : Images of Ladies with Prayer Books: What Do They Signify? [The author analyzes a few images including those of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Yolande of Soissons. He is interested particularly in the meaning of private prayer for these women and the influence that their devotion to Mary had on the use of psalters and books of hours. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The church and the book: papers read at the 2000 Summer Meeting and the 2001 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.   Edited by R. N. Swanson Studies in Church History, 38.  2004.  Pages 106 - 122.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 11826
Author(s): Leyser, Henrietta.
Title : Women and the Word of God [The author briefly traces women's use of books from an eighth century Anglo-Saxon copy of the Pauline Epistles that has Ada's name inscribed to late medieval books of hours with illustrations of their female owners. At the same time Leyser reflects on affective piety and women's spirituality, particularly in connection with the book as metaphor for the Christian life as well as for the salvation offered by Christ. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women and Religion in Medieval England.   Edited by Diana Wood .   Oxbow Books, 2003.  Pages 32 - 45.
Year of Publication: 2003.