Medieval Women

Tuesday 23 January 2018, 7.00PM to 9.00pm

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Princesses in towers, pious nuns, downtrodden peasant women - what were the realities of life for medieval women? Using a variety of sources, this course will explore different aspects of female experience in the Middle Ages. Sessions will consider topics including women in religious life, the legal place of women, medieval understanding of motherhood and contemporary feminine ideals. Through literary and historical texts, this course will provide an introduction to the lives of women in medieval England.

New tutor: Vicki Blud PhD

  • Term: Spring
  • Day: Tuesday
  • Start Date: 23 January 2018
  • Time: 7-9pm
  • No. of weeks: 6
  • Course fee: £44.00

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