Corpus ID: 163153039

Devotion and Piety of English Women, 1480-1620

  title={Devotion and Piety of English Women, 1480-1620},
  author={Maia Sophie Regalado},
  • Maia Sophie Regalado
  • Published 1997
  • History
  • With the Reformation the female centres of worship, such as convents and beguine communities, disappeared in England~ consequently focus was placed upon the household as an integral centre for the expression of early modem English women's devotion and piety. Primary sources categorize the manifestation of Tudor and early Stuart women's piety into public and private faces. Devotional, conduct, commemorative literature and their representations stress the inherent necessity of being pious… CONTINUE READING


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