Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages
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]
New York, NY
Jeanne of Flanders, Marguerite of Flanders, Religious patronage, Women, Political power
European History | Medieval History | Women's History | Women's Studies
Jordan, Erin L., "Women, Power, and Religious Patronage in the Middle Ages" (2006). History Faculty Bookshelf. 33.