Medieval and Renaissance Women: charters and rolls The British Library blog has a full list of digitised charters and rolls from their medieval collections. They include examples of women who made wills and owned and passed on property which will be fascinating for those interested in the economic agency of women at this time.
BL Medieval manuscripts has now digitised documents relating to the trial of Joan of Arc. They comprise two manuscripts Egerton MS 984 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Egerton_MS_984 a second trial held after the appeal of her mother Stowe MS 84 https://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Stowe_MS_84 This twitter thread provides expert commentary
Medieval and Renaissance Women project: digitised manuscripts The British Library is in the process of digitising many of its manuscripts, rolls and charters connected with women from Britain and across Europe, and made between 1100 and 1600. Examples include: Christine de Pizan Le Livre des faits d’armes et de chevalerie Prayer books illustrations The project is […]