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The good women of the parish : gender and religion after the Black Death

Author: Katherine L French
Publisher: Philadelphia : Pennsylvania University Press, 2008.
Series: The Middle Ages series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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French argues that medieval laywomen both coped with the chaotic changes following the plague and justified their own changing behavior by participating in local religion. Through active engagement  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine L French
ISBN: 9780812240535 0812240537
OCLC Number: 471009117
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 299-322.
Description: 1 v. (X-337 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Title: The Middle Ages series
Responsibility: Katherine L. French.
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"Contains a wealth of interesting detail, much of it culled from those churchwardens' account that had begun to be kept in the fourteenth century. Women themselves might act as churchwardens, but as Read more...

 
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