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The good women of the parish : gender and religion after the Black Death / Katherine L. French.

By: French, Katherine L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Middle Ages series. Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2008Description: x, 337 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780812240535 (hbk. : alk. paper); 0812240537 (hbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Parishes -- England -- History -- To 1500 | Parishes -- England -- History -- 16th century | Women -- Religious life -- England -- History -- To 1500 | Women -- Religious life -- England -- History -- 16th century | Women in church work -- England -- History -- To 1500 | Women in church work -- England -- History -- 16th century | Women -- England -- Social conditions -- 16th century | Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500 | Black Death -- Social aspects -- England
Contents:
"My wedding gown to make a vestment" : housekeeping and churchkeeping -- Hatched, matched, and dispatched : life cycles and the liturgy -- "My pew in the middle aisle" : women at mass -- Maidens' lights and wives' stores : women's parish groups -- "To save them from binding on Hock Tuesday" : the rise of a women's holiday -- A cross out of bread crumbs : women's piety and impiety -- Epilogue: Women and the Reformation -- Appendix A: All-women's groups -- Appendix B: Hocktide celebrations.
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BR 744 .F73 2008 (Browse shelf) Available 30092101015379
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-322) and index.

"My wedding gown to make a vestment" : housekeeping and churchkeeping -- Hatched, matched, and dispatched : life cycles and the liturgy -- "My pew in the middle aisle" : women at mass -- Maidens' lights and wives' stores : women's parish groups -- "To save them from binding on Hock Tuesday" : the rise of a women's holiday -- A cross out of bread crumbs : women's piety and impiety -- Epilogue: Women and the Reformation -- Appendix A: All-women's groups -- Appendix B: Hocktide celebrations.

5/2009 69.95 (62.96) Gift of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Carl Burton.

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