IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 804: Gender, Family and Power in 11th- and Early 12th-Century Anglo-Norman Sources

Tuesday 15 July 2003, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Liverpool
Organiser:Pauline Stafford, School of History, University of Liverpool / Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Marios Costambeys, Department of History, University of Liverpool
Paper 804-aEdith, Matilda and the Queen's Demesne in Late Anglo-Saxon Wessex Revisited
(Language: English)
Ryan Lavelle, Department of History, University of Winchester
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - Old English
Paper 804-bPaternal Authority and Filial Ambitions in the Anglo-Norman Elite as Presented in the Chronicles
(Language: English)
Nic Percivall, Independent Scholar, Bristol
Index terms: Gender Studies
Paper 804-cGender and Visions in 12th-Century Miracle Narratives
(Language: English)
Simon Stuart Yarrow, School of History, University of Liverpool
Index terms: Gender Studies, Hagiography
Abstract

These three papers consider power relations within families and between the religious and secular life in the Anglo-Norman world. They pay particular attention to the insight which gender can bring to these questions, and examine links between socially determined gender and power roles.