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Susan M. Johns

Frideswide’, in H. MayrHarting and R. I. Moore (eds), Studies in Medieval History presented to R. H. C. Davis (London and Ronceverte: Hambledon, 1985), pp. 193–206. J. Wogan-Browne, ‘ “Clerc u lai, muïne u dame”: women and Anglo-Norman hagiography in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries’, in C. M. Meale (ed.), Women and Literature in Britain, 1150–1500 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993), pp. 61–85. Cf., with particular reference to the Ancrene Wisse, Bella Millett, ‘Women in no man’s land: English recluses and the development of vernacular literature in the

in Noblewomen, aristocracy and power in the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm
Le Bone Florence of Rome and bourgeois self-making
Felicity Riddy

facing-page translation in Medieval English Prose for Women from the Katherine Group and Ancrene Wisse, eds Bella Millett and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (Oxford, 1990), pp. 2–41. My quotations are from this translation. 36 Ibid., p. 33. 37 Ibid., pp. 20–1. 38 For a brief and polemical account of medieval dualism, see Jacques le Goff, ‘Body and ideology in the medieval West’, in his The Medieval Imagination, trans. A. Goldhammer (Chicago and London, 1985), pp. 83–5. 39 See, e.g., Caroline Walker Bynum, ‘“And woman his humanity”: female imagery in religious writings of the

in Pulp fictions of medieval England
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Susan M. Johns

: ‘A letter on Virginity’, in Bella Millett and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, 75 noblewomen and power 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Medieval English Prose for Women: Selections from the Katherine Group and Ancrene Wisse (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990), p. 7; these distinctions interlocked with spiritual gradations based on virginity, marriage and widowhood (ibid., p. 21). C. P. Lewis, ‘The formation of the honor of Chester, 1066–1100’, JCAS, 71 (1991), 37, 41. J. H. Round, ‘King Stephen and the earl of Chester’, EHR, 10 (1895), 87

in Noblewomen, aristocracy and power in the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm