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Susan M. Johns

, they are valuable sources which can be used to study aspects of noblewomen and power in twelfth-century society, although such a project has its own methodological difficulties. Indeed, Jocelyn WoganBrowne discussed three female-authored twelfth-century Vitae and showed the specific problems inherent in recovering women’s experience from hagiographic sources.36 The twelfth-century Vita of Christina of Markyate has been studied for its value as a source for twelfthcentury female religious.37 Thomas Head, however, analysed the Life in terms of the socio

in Noblewomen, aristocracy and power in the twelfth-century Anglo-Norman realm
Nicola McDonald

queen Cassiodorien who, when compelled to remain in church for the duration of the mass, flies through the roof never to return), his secret sponsorship of a pre-crusade tournament (at which he fights three times in, alternately, black, red and white disguise) and a preparatory pilgrimage to the Holy Land with his righthand men (Thomas Moulton and Fulk D’Oilly, two Lincolnshire knights – not otherwise known as famous crusaders – whose families may have patronised Richard’s poet). On his return from pilgrimage, Richard is imprisoned by the King of Almeyne and the King

in Pulp fictions of medieval England