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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2000) 30 (2): 185–210.
Published: 01 May 2000
...Siân Echard © by Duke University Press 2000 House Arrest: Modern Archives, Medieval Manuscripts Siân Echard University of British Columbia...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 75–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of her writings shows how they partook in a carefully orchestrated campaign of Counter-Reformation proselytization that established a network of religious houses but also a network of thought and contemplation across Europe. The key players involved with circulating her works were by and large lay people...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 53–77.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Sharon T. Strocchia This essay examines suicidal behaviors in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Catholic convents in light of the new attitudes toward voluntary death emerging across Europe between 1500 and 1700. Focusing on Italy, which housed the greatest number of enclosed religious women...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2009) 39 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Alexander Samson England and Spain's close ties of kinship had bound the royal houses together stretching back to the thirteenth century. In the later sixteenth century, English interest in Spanish culture, history, and politics had intensified precisely during the period when political relations...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (3): 493–518.
Published: 01 September 2002
... that was often painted on the walls of small, unlicensed houses in London (instead of ale-stakes or signs that extended out from the house, like those cited above), Dekker complained: “A whole streete is in some Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32:3, Fall 2002...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (1): 109–144.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in the threat of sexual promiscuity, the city magistrates insti- tutionalized prostitution, then tried to remedy this vice through charity, and finally encouraged the reform of prostitutes by establishing Repenties houses — convents for repentant prostitutes—where Mary Magdalene was pro- moted as a central...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 519–537.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., her younger sister Margaret Clement, Margaret’s mentor Elizabeth Woodford (the last two at the Augustinian convent of St. Ursula’s, Louvain), and six Syon women at the Birgittine house at Termonde, twenty miles northwest of Louvain. Katherine Palmer has been considered their leader. Peryn’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2006) 36 (2): 397–453.
Published: 01 May 2006
... by looking at his chapter headings that it meant — “The Manor Court and the Methods of Open-field Agriculture . . . The Cistercians and Sheep-farming . . . The Crusades . . . The University . . . The House of Commons . . . The Hundred Years’ War . . . The Wars...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2001) 31 (2): 379–408.
Published: 01 May 2001
..., the fire laid waste to about 436 acres, 400 streets, 89 parish churches, and 13,200 houses.7 The fire does not, however, seem to have caused many deaths. It finally burned itself out after the houses in its path were blown up. By this time, however, it had transformed...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2015) 45 (1): 79–101.
Published: 01 January 2015
... contingent since their husbands never left their natal lineage; indeed, men’s participation in the activities and privileges of Venice’s patriciate depended on their membership in one of the houses which from around 1400 constituted the definitively exclusive hereditary ruling class.2 Yet for men...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2016) 46 (2): 381–404.
Published: 01 May 2016
... of the house’s most prolific vernacular authors and translators. The monk “Wretch of Syon,” as he signed himself, was a well-­known member of this famous abbey, founded on the River Thames between London and Windsor by Henry V a hundred years earlier, pro- ducing a steady stream of religious texts...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2020) 50 (1): 95–113.
Published: 01 January 2020
... of the Brussels convent s foundation in November 1598. Whether Neville arranged for transcriptions to be sent to every house in the congregation or simply to Brussels, this copy probably served as a gift honor- ing the Brussels convent s role as the original motherhouse of a flourishing congregation. The scribe...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 99–120.
Published: 01 January 2013
... be guilty in a deeper, spiritual reckoning — as if his sins belonged to a ghostly and lupine former identity. Gratiano also speaks “nothing” in a more literal sense, identifying an empty space through which the guilty wolf-­soul flies. This space is the normal sort that typically houses things...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 615–634.
Published: 01 September 2012
... a rigorous reform designed to abolish the corruption and worldliness that prevailed in some houses.25 After the death of the initial reformer, Martín de Vargas, the movement had faltered, but the monarchs Isabel and Ferdinand had revived it in 1477 under the guidance of Juan de Cifuentes, thereby...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 65–94.
Published: 01 January 2004
... with their families, and so, instead of an Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 34:1, Winter 2004. Copyright © by Duke University Press / 2004 / $2.00. immediate mingling of Arabs and Iberians through intermarriage, the house- holds of each maintained separate...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (1): 173–190.
Published: 01 January 2013
..., but a booming population placed unprecedented demands on the property market, and houses were increasingly subdivided and sublet to lodgers.2 As Vanessa Harding notes, “When there is . . . a continued demand for private property, there is con- tinued competition for public space.”3 Amid parochial...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2012) 42 (3): 597–614.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of Lens, of eight bonniers of land. According to the text of the charter, which was sealed by Wautier, the donation “took place at Lens, in his house.” Among the witnesses listed at the end of the document were his brother Hugo, several knights, and sisters Rainburgis, Alidis, and Margareta, abbess...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2002) 32 (2): 227–268.
Published: 01 May 2002
... list assembled in 1134 and documented in the Liber Eliensis, which is a compilation of deeds, charters, privileges, and estate litigation designed to recount the history of the Benedictine monastery at Ely, England. This chronicle begins with a book-length vita of Æthelthryth, who is the house’s...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2013) 43 (2): 393–417.
Published: 01 May 2013
...,” especially from members of Parliament who revealed the depths of anti-­Scots bias and often framed the change in names in apocalyptic language. Most members of the House of Commons believed that if any change in name was made, Scotland should adopt the name “England” since “this Kingdom [is] the more...
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Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (2004) 34 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 January 2004
... by the gender ill prepared to face it. Saxony, the home of the Ottonian ruling house and Hrotsvit’s family, maintains a special status in the history of Christianity due to the ruthless violence of Charlemagne’s expansionist politics, including forced conversions that began a mere century and a half...