Gender and historiography

Studies in the history of the earlier middle ages in honour of Pauline Stafford

Janet L. Nelson and Susan Reynolds, with Susan M. Johns (eds.)

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Price: £40, hbk
ISBN: 978-1-905165-79-7
Published: September 2012 

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From January 2017: this title is also available as an open access PDF via the School of Advanced Study’s Humanities Digital Library.




Janet L. Nelson, Susan Reynolds and Susan M. Johns - Introduction

Ross Balzaretti - Fatherhood in late Lombard Italy

David Bates - Anger, emotion and a biography of William the Conqueror

Nicholas Brooks - ‘Anglo-Saxon Chronicle(s)’ or ‘Old English Royal Annals’?

Kirsten Fenton - The tale of Queen Ælfthryth in William of Malmesbury’s Gesta Regum Anglorum

John Gillingham - Women, children and the profits of war

Charles Insley - Charters, ritual and late 10th-century English kingship

Susan M. Johns - Nest of Deheubarth: reading female power in the historiography of Wales

Sylvie Joye - Carolingian rulers and marriage in the age of Louis the Pious and his sons

Simon Keynes - The cult of Edward the Martyr during the reign of Æthelred the Unready

Cristina La Rocca - Consors regni: a problem of gender? The consortium between Amalasuntha and Theodatus  in 534

Kimberly A. LoPrete - ‘Public’ aspects of lordly women’s domestic activities in France, c.1050–1200

Julie Mumby - Property rights in Anglo-Saxon wills: a synoptic view

Janet L. Nelson - ‘Hunnish scenes’/Frankish scenes: a case of history that stands still?

Susan Reynolds - Assembly government and assembly law

Professor Pauline Stafford’s publications in chronological order, excluding reviews