IMC 2015: Sessions

Session 718: Matilda of Tuscany-Canossa: Commemorating the 9th Centennial of the Great Countess, II - The Other Canossans

Tuesday 7 July 2015, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:'Matilda 900' / School of Visual Arts, New York / Department of History / Medieval & Early Modern Centre, University of Sydney
Organisers:Valerie Eads, Department of Humanities & Sciences, School of Visual Arts, New York
Penelope Joan Nash, Department of History, University of Sydney
Moderator/Chair:David Hay, Department of History, University of Lethbridge
Paper 718-aMatilda: New Perspectives about Her Family Ties
(Language: English)
Tiziana Lazzari, Dipartimento di Storia Culture Civiltà, Università di Bologna
Index terms: Gender Studies, Genealogy and Prosopography, Mentalities, Social History
Paper 718-bBoniface of Canossa: 'Light of the kingdom' or Borderline Rebel?
(Language: English)
Robert Houghton, St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies, University of St Andrews
Index terms: Charters and Diplomatics, Politics and Diplomacy, Rhetoric
Paper 718-cWomen at Canossa: The Role of Royal and Aristocratic Women in the Reconciliation between Pope Gregory VII and Henry IV of Germany
(Language: English)
Alison Creber, Department of History, King's College London
Index terms: Gender Studies, Politics and Diplomacy, Women's Studies
Abstract

The Other Canossans includes Matilda’s ancestors – her extended family and, especially, her father, Bonifacio – and the less-studied participants in the drama that took place at Canossa in 1077, the ‘other’ women.