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Gervase Rosser

concentrated form a more widely encountered tendency of young men in towns to congregate socially, to drink, and on occasion to prove their developing masculinity in acts of collective violence. 7 The secular population was itself, of course, divided by wealth, status and influence. Class also can be seen as a contributor to social conflict in the town. The large proportion of urban

in Towns in medieval England
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Gervase Rosser

. M. Hadley (ed.), Masculinity in Medieval Europe , London, 1999; R. H. Britnell, ‘The economy of British towns 1300–1540’, in CUHB , pp. 313–33; N. P. Tanner, The Church in Late Medieval Norwich 1370–1532 , Toronto, 1984 ; T. R. Slater and G. Rosser (eds), The Church in the Medieval Town , Aldershot, 1998

in Towns in medieval England
Diana Webb

, 1000–1700 (Chicago, 1982 ), p. 53. 10 Papi, ‘I frati e le donne’, in ‘In castro poenitentiae’ , pp. 119–40; J. Coakley, ‘Friars, sanctity and gender: mendicant encounters with saints, 1250–1325’, in C. Lees (ed.), Medieval masculinities: regarding men in the middle ages (Minneapolis, 1994 ), pp

in Saints and cities in medieval Italy
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Craig Taylor

her wider anxiety at the fact that she was chained up in a secular prison with male guards, and also that she had not been allowed to hear mass [ 55 ]. Whatever the personal reasons for Joan to cross-dress, both her activities as a warrior and her male clothing gave her an air of maleness and masculinity, and enabled her to access the male hegemony and social constructs of gender. While the

in Joan of Arc
Samuel K. Cohn, Jr

Storia di Napoli , vol. III (Naples, 1979), pp. 1–334, esp. p. 120. 54 On the character of magnate culture, violence, and masculinity, see Carol Lansing, The Florentine Magnates: Lineage and Faction in a Medieval Commune (Princeton, 1991). 55

in Popular protest in late-medieval Europe