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Author Craig, Leigh Ann.

Title Wandering women and holy matrons [electronic resource] : women as pilgrims in the later Middle Ages / by Leigh Ann Craig.

Imprint Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 308 p. : ill.
Series Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions, 1573-4188 ; v. 138
Studies in medieval and Reformation traditions ; v. 138.
Note Revision of author's thesis (Ph. D.)--The Ohio State University, 2001.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-299) and index.
Contents Introduction -- "She koude muchel of wandrynge by the weye" : pilgrimage and the fear of wandering women -- "The mother prayed, the daughter felt relief" : women and miraculous pilgrimage -- "Stronger than men and braver than knights" : women and devotional pilgrimage -- "She was brought to the shrine by force" : women and compulsory pilgrimage -- "That you cannot see them comes only from an impossibility" : women and non-corporeal pilgrimage -- Home again : conclusions on women as pilgrims in the later Middle Ages.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Christian women -- Religious life -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Church history -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Europe -- Religious life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9789004174269 (hardback : alk. paper)
9004174265 (hardback : alk. paper)

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