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Author McSheffrey, Shannon.
Title Gender and heresy : women and men in Lollard communities, 1420-1530 / Shannon McSheffrey.
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995.

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Author McSheffrey, Shannon.
Series Middle Ages series
Middle Ages series.
Subject Lollards.
Christian heresies -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Sex role -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Case studies.
Sex role -- England -- History.
England -- Church history -- 1066-1485.
Add Title Gender & heresy
Description 1 online resource (xi, 253 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-240) and index.
Contents Gender and religious deviance -- Lollardy -- The communities -- The Lollards of Coventry -- The Lollard prosecutions in Coventry -- The Coventry conventicles -- Coventry's civic oligarchy and the Lollard community -- The Coventry Lollard community in perspective -- The Lollard communities -- Schools and conventicles -- Lollard activities outside the conventicles -- Lollards and recruitment to the sect -- Lollards and the family -- Lollard beliefs and the family -- Family relationships in the Lollard communities -- Gender and social status -- Prominent women in Lollardy -- Prominent men and elite men in Lollardy -- Conclusion: Lollardy, gender, and late medieval religious culture -- Women and late medieval religion -- Lollardy and orthodoxy -- Gender and religion -- The Lollard communities -- Alnwick's prosecutions in East Angelia, 1428-31 -- Chedworth's prosecutions in the Chiltern Hills, 1462-64 -- Langton's prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1485-91 -- J. Blythe's prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1499 -- Audley's prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1502-21 -- Prosecutions and detections in the dioceses of Salisbury and Winchester before Bishop Longland, c. 1521 -- Smith's and Longland's prosecutions in the Diocese of Lincoln, 1500-1530 -- Prosecutions in London and environs and Hertfordshire, 1500-1530 -- Prosecutions in Essex and Hertfordshire, 1500-1530 -- Warham's prosecutions in the Diocese of Canterbury, 1511-12 -- Hales's and G. Blyth's prosecutions in Coventry, 1485-1512.
Note Print version record.
Summary Shannon McSheffrey studies the communities of the late medieval English heretics, the Lollards, and presents unexpected conclusions about the precise ways in which gender shaped participation and interaction within the movement.
Note In English.
ISBN 0585147175 (electronic bk.)
9780585147178 (electronic bk.)
9780812203967 (electronic bk.)
0812203968 (electronic bk.)
0812233107 (alk. paper)
9780812233100 (alk. paper)
0812215494 (alk. paper)
9780812215496 (alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.9783/9780812203967
OCLC # 44966073
Additional Format Print version: McSheffrey, Shannon. Gender and heresy. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995 0812233107 (DLC) 95037249 (OCoLC)33044776
Table of Contents
 List of Illustrations 
 List of Abbreviations 
2The Lollards of Coventry22
3The Lollard Communities47
4Lollards and the Family80
5Gender and Social Status108
6Conclusion: Lollardy, Gender, and Late Medieval Religious Culture137
 Appendix. The Lollard Communities151
  Alnwick's Prosecutions in East Anglia, 1428-31151
  Chedworth's Prosecutions in the Chiltern Hills, 1462-64152
  Langton's Prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1485-91153
  J. Blythe's Prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1499153
  Audley's Prosecutions in the Diocese of Salisbury, 1502-21154
  Prosecutions and Detections in the Dioceses of Salisbury and Winchester Before Bishop Longland, c. 1521155
  Smith's and Longland's Prosecutions in the Diocese of Lincoln, 1500-1530156
  Prosecutions in London and Environs and Hertfordshire, 1500-1530160
  Prosecutions in Essex and Hertfordshire, 1500-1530161
  Warham's Prosecutions in the Diocese of Canterbury, 1511-12163
  Hales's and G. Blyth's Prosecutions in Coventry, 1485-1512164
 Works Cited223

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