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Women of the english nobility and gentry, 1066-1500
Acheson, E., A Gentry Community: Leicestershire in the Fifteenth Century, c. 1422-c. 1485, Cambridge, 1992. Adams, N. and C. Donahue, Jun., eds, Select Cases from the Ecclesiastical Courts of theExpand
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“For the Glory of God”: a Study of the Education of English Catholic Women in Convents in Flanders and France in the First Half of the Seventeenth Century
The early seventeenth century was a period, of considerable spiritual vitality among English Catholic women and saw the foundation of some nineteen convents in Flanders and northern France. ThereExpand
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Women in england, c. 1275-1525
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Building libraries in exile: The English convents and their book collections in the seventeenth century
Abstract The foundation of new English convents in exile placed demands on the early leaders regarding the furnishing of appropriate texts for the religious life for women at a time of limitedExpand
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The English Convents In Exile And Questions Of National Identity, C. 1600–1688
A study of the origin of the members of the English convents in the seventeenth century shows that there were a few members from Ireland, Wales and Scotland at that time alongside the English names.Expand
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The Abbess and Mrs. Brown: Lady Mary Knatchbull and Royalist Politics in Flanders in the late 1650s
The letters of Mary Knatchbull, abbess of the English Benedictine Convent in Ghent between 1650 and her death in 1696, are of considerable interest. They reveal a woman operating with significantExpand
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Patronage and Practice: Assessing the Significance of the English Convents as Cultural Centres in Flanders in the Seventeenth Century
The English convents founded in exile from 1598 rapidly became important cultural centres. They generated and supported a number of initiatives in the course of creating a well-regarded monastic lifeExpand
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English convents in exile, 1600-1800
Set II Volume 4: Life Writing II 'Short Colections of the beginings of our english monastery of Teresians In Antwerp with some few perticulars of our dear deceased religious' Volume 5: ConventExpand
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Women in educational spaces
'Bought of Mrs Mary Woodrofe February the 8, 2 shades. Receved of Mrs Atkinson the som of fortey shelling for them. I say receved by me, Kattarn Roberts.' This receipt for the purchase of two laceExpand
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