Aristocratic Women in Medieval France

"This elegantly written volume turns upside down prejudices and idées reçues concerning society, family, and women in the Middle Ages."—The Medieval Review

Aristocratic Women in Medieval France

Theodore Evergates, Editor

1999 | 288 pages | Cloth $55.00 | Paper $28.95
History | Women's/Gender Studies
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
—Kimberly A. LoPrete Theodore Evergates
1. Adela of Blois: Familial Alliances and Female Lordship
—Kimberly A. LoPrete
2. Aristocratic Women in the Chartrain
—Amy Livingstone
3. Aristocratic Women in the County of Champagne
—Theodore Evergates
4. Countesses as Rulers in Flanders
—Karen S. Nicholas
5. Women, Poets, and Politics in Occitania
—Fredric L. Cheyette

Notes
Bibliography
List of Contributors
Index