The Good Women of the Parish

The Good Women of the Parish

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There was immense social and economic upheaval between the Black Death and the English Reformation, and contemporary writers often blamed this upheaval on immorality, singling out women's behavior for particular censure. Late medieval moral treatises and sermons increasingly connected good behavior for women with Christianity, and their failure to conform to sin. Katherine L. French argues, however, that medieval laywomen both coped with the chaotic changes following… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press (February 12, 2013)

Collection: The Middle Ages Series

Format: EPUB

Page count: 352 pages

File size: 3 MB

Protection: Watermark

Language: English

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