Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages

Title

Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages

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Description

By examining a significant corpus of secular and monastic charters, this study provides a more complex understanding of the role of religious patronage in medieval society, specifically offering a glimpse of the experience of female rulers in a period when actions were often constrained and obscured by gender bias. [From the publisher]

ISBN

9781403966568

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Palgrave MacMillan

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Jeanne of Flanders, Marguerite of Flanders, Religious patronage, Women, Political power

Disciplines

European History | Medieval History | Women's History | Women's Studies

Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages


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