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Title Hospitaller women in the Middle Ages / edited by Anthony Luttrell and Helen J. Nicholson
Published London : Routledge, 2016
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Contents Survey of Hospitaller women in the Middle Ages / Anthony Luttrell and Helen J. Nicholson -- Women and the military orders in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries / Alan Forey -- Men and women of the Hospitaller, Templar and Teutonic Orders : twelfth to fourteenth centuries / Francesco Tommasi -- Sisters of the Order of Saint John at Mynchin Buckland / Myra Struckmeyer -- Aragonese Hospitaller Monastery of Sigena : its early stages, 1188-c. 1210 / Luis GarcĂ­a-Guijarro Ramos -- Margaret de Lacy and the Hospital of Saint John at Aconbury, Herefordshire / Helen J. Nicholson -- Hospitaller sisters in Frisia / Johannes A. Mol -- Fleur de Beaulieu (d. 1347), saint of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem / Paulette L'Hermite-Leclercq -- Female Hospitallers of San Bevignate at Perugia : 1325-c. 1507 / Francesco Tommasi
Summary "This volume brings together recent and new research, with several items specially translated into English, on the sisters of the largest and most long-lived of the military-religious orders, the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem. In recent years there has been increasing scholarly interest in women's religious houses during the Middle Ages, with particular focus on the problems which they faced and the social needs which they performed. The military-religious orders have been largely excluded from this interest, partly because it has been assumed that women played little role in religious orders with a predominantly military purpose. Recent research has shown this to be a misconception."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Hospitalers.
Women in Christianity -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Church history -- Middle Ages.
Hospitalers.
RELIGION -- Institutions & Organizations.
Women in Christianity -- Middle Ages.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Luttrell, Anthony, 1932- editor.
Nicholson, Helen J., 1960- editor.
ISBN 1351930389
9781351930383