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Eckenstein, Lina, d. 1931 / Woman under monasticism: chapters on saint-lore and convent life between A.D. 500 and A.D. 1500 (1896)

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abbess, position of, 87, 152, 203, 365 ff., 388
Abra, St, 14
Achachildis or Atzin, 34
Adela, 40, see Adolana
Adelheid, abbess at Gandersheim, 273
Adelheid, abbess at Nivelles, 152 footnote
Adelheid, abbess at Quedlinburg, 152
Adelheid Helchen, abbess at Oberwerth, 421
Adelitia, nun, 213
Adeliz, abbess at Winchester, 210
Admunt, convent at, 237
Adolana, St, abbess at Pfâlzel, 124
Aebbe, St, abbess at Coldingham, 97, 101-- 103
Aebbe, mother of Lioba, 134
Aelfgifu or Emma, queen, makes a gift of hangings, 226
Aelflaed, abbess at Whitby, 90, 93, 94, 103--106, 124, 126, 225
Aelflaed, queen, makes a gift of hangings, 226
Aelfthrith, abbess at Repton, 108
Aethelburg, St, abbess at Barking, 111, 112
Aethelburg St, or Aubierge, abbess at Brie, 78
Aethelburg, abbess (at Hackness ?), 94, 106
Aethelburg, queen, founds a convent at Liming, 84
Aetheldritha, abbess at Southminstre in Thanet, 87
Aethelthrith, St, or Etheldred or Awdry, 96-99, 101, 225
Aette, abbess at Folkestone, 87
Afra, St, of Augsburg, 31, 32--33
Afra von Velseck, nun, 425 ff.
Agatha, St, of Catania, 16, 17, 141
Agilbert, St, 76
Agius, interested in nuns, 154, 155, 157-159
Agnes, St, of Rome, 18, 167, 314, 327
Agnes, St, abbess at Poitiers, 52, 55-65
Agnes, St, princess of Bohemia, 293, 296-297, 298
Agnes, abbess at Quedlinburg, 233, 234
Agnes Ferrar, abbess at Shaftesbury, 365
Agnes Litherland, prioress at Gracedieu, 449
Agnes Merrett, cellaress at Sion, 393
Agnes Seyntel, prioress at Cambridge, 367
Agnes Terry, prioress at Catesby, 369
Ailred, his connection with nuns, 215, 218, 313--314, 321, 325
Alburgh or Aethelburgh, convent of St see Barking
Alena, St, 26
Aleydis, lay sister at Bronope, 419
Aleydis Ruyskop, nun at Rolandswerth, 428
Alice Fitzherbert, abbess at Polesworth, 447
Alice Henley, abbess at Godstow, 360
Alice Wafer, prioress at Pree, 410
alien priories, their number and appropriation, 386--387
Aitwick, convent at, 273
Alwid, embroideress, 226
Amelberg, St. 23
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Ambrosius, bishop of Milan, on Virginity, 14, on St Agnes, 167
Arnesbury, convent at, 194, 201, 203, 205, 454
ancre, defined, 312
'Ancren Riwle, 311--325, 357
Angiltrud, nun, 138
Ankerwyke, convent at, 357, 443
Anna, duchess of Silesia, 295--296, 298
Anne Boleyn, intends to retire to a nunnery, 437
Anne Seton, prioress at Chatteris, 449
anonymous nun, author of ' Hodoeporicon' etc., 139 ff.
Anselm, archbishop of Canterbury, in connection with women, 184, 208--211
Anselma, nun, 213
Ansterbert, St, or Austreberta, 76
Anstrud, St, or Austrudis, 77
Apollonia Tucher, nun at Nürnberg, 460
Arles, convent at, 48--50, 52, 56, 226
armarium or bookcase, 216, 223
Armengard von Rheden, abbess at Fischbeck, 418
Atzin or Achachiklis, 34
Augustine, rule of St 196
Augustine, canons of, see Austin or Black Aurea, St, 76
Austreberta, see Ansterbert
Austin or Black canons, 186, 196, 197, 209
Austin canonesses, 150, 197, 364, 371, 420
Austrudis, see Anstrud
Awdry, see Aethelthrith
Balbine, St, 30
Balthild, St, 71, 73, 74--78
Bamberg, convent of St Clara at, 459
Barbara Dalberg, nun at Marienberg, 429
Barbara Schondorfer, abbess at Sonnenburg, 427
Barking, convent at, 111, 112, 113, 116, 121, 201, 203, 358, 363, 372, 377, 378, 443, 455
Basina, nun at Poitiers, 65, 67--69
Baudonivia, nun at Poitiers, 46, 52, 65
Bega, St, 89
Begu, nun at Hackness, 89, 93
beguine, defined, 331
Benedict, St, rule of, 50, 73, 7, 77, 186, 198, 215 Anglo-Saxon version of, 312; rhymed version of, 358 ff.
Benedictine nunneries, number of, in England, 204, 364
Bergen, convent at, 204, 460, 474
Berkley on Severn, convent at, 202
Berlindis, St, 26, 27, 31
Bernard of Clairvaux, 190, 258, 260
Berthegund, 69--70
Berthgit, nun, 139, also footnote
Berthild, St, or Bertilia, abbess at Chelles, 77
Bilihild, St, 29
Bingen, convent at, 263 ff.
Bischofsheim, convent at, 136, 137, 138
Bona, 211
Boniface, his correspondence with women, 118--142, 225, 232
Bourges, convent at, 230
Breslau, convent of St Clara at, 295
Bridget, St, of Ireland, 14 footnote
Bridget, St, of Sweden, 383 ff.
Bridget Belgrave, chambress at Sion, 392
Brie or Faremoutiers, convent at, 76, 77
Brixen, convent of St Clara at, 424, 459
Bromhall, convent at, 369, 436
Bronope, convent at, 418
Brunshausen, convent at, 155
Brusyard, convent at, 447
Buckland, convent at, 365
Bugga, correspondent of Boniface, 131--133
Bugga, daughter of King Centwin, 113
Bugga or Heaburg, 131
Burngith, nun at Barking, 113
Bursfeld, congregation of, 415
Busch, reformer of nunneries, 417 ff.
Butzbach, his correspondence with nuns, 428
Caesaria, St, abbess at ArIes, 48, 52, 56
Caesaria II, abbess at Aries, 56
Caesarius, St rule of, 48--50, 226
Cambridge, convent of St Radegund at, 367, 380, 435 and footnote
cameraria, see chambress
Campsey, convent at, 360, 376, 377, 378
Cangith, 128 footnote
Canonlegh, see Legh
cantarista see leader of the choir
Canterbury, convent of St Sepulchre at, 403, 439
capellanissa, see chaplain
Carrow, convent at, 378
Catesby, convent at, 368--369, 447--448
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Cathari, 273, 281
Catherine de Ia Pole, abbess at Barking, 378
Cecil Bodman, abbess at Wilton, 438 footnote, 441
Cecilia, St, legend of, in English, 326
celleraria, see cellaress
cellaress or celleraria, office of, 216, 368, 371 ff., 393
Celtes, his connection with nuns, 183, 461 ff.
chambress or cameraria, office of, 378, 392
Charitas Pirckheimer, abbess at Nürnberg, 458 ff.
Chartreuse, order of, 186, 199
chaplain, female, or capellanissa, office of, 376--378
Chatteris, convent at, 381, 401, 449
Chaucer on nuns, 361, 362
Chelles or Gala, convent at, 75, 77, 78, 82, 86
Chester, convent of St Mary at, 448
Chicksand, convent at, 445
Clilotildis, 41
Christiane, St, 25, 29
Christina, nun, 213
Christina, nun at Romsey, 207, 208
Christina, prioress at Mergate, 227
Christina Basset, prioress at St Mary Pre, 365, 410
Christine, abbess at Gandersheim, 159
Christine Strölin, abbess at Söflingen, 422
Chrodield, nun at Poitiers, 50, 66--69, 226
Chrothild, St, queen, 51
Chunigundis, abbess at Göss, 235
Chunihild, nun, 138, 139 footnote
Chunitrud, nun, 139
Citeaux, order of, 186, 189--192
Cistercian nunneries, number of, in England, 363
Clara, St, of Assisi, 296
Clara, St, convent of, at Brixen, Nürmberg, etc., see Brixen, Nürnberg, etc.
Clara Gundelfingen, abbess at Nürnberg, 459
Clara Pirckheimer, nun at Nürnberg, 459 ff.
Clares, Poor, or Nulls Minoresses, 364
Clemence, nun at Barking, 357
Clement, St, convent of, at York, see York
Clugni, order of, 186, 187--189
Clugniac nunneries, number of, in England, 363
Coldingham, convent at, 97, 101, 102
Cöln, convent of St Maria at, 152 footnote, 421
Columban, St, rule of, 7, 73, 77 consecration of nuns, 380 Cordula, St, 283
Crabhouse, convent at, 358
Cunera, St, 21, 29, 43
Cusanus, as monastic reformer, 416, 422 ff.
Cutherht, his connection with abbesses, 102--105, 225
Cuthburg, St, of Wimbourne, 106, 113, 116
Cuthburg, suffering torments in hell, 121
Cwenburg, St, of Wimbourne, 116
Cwenburg, nun at Watton, 91
Cyneburg, St, of Castor, 106, 107
Cynehild, nun, 135
Cyneswith, St, of Castor, 107
Cynethrith, abbess, 225
Davington, convent at, 357, 380
Delapray, convent at, 447
Dennis, convent at, 449, 450
Derneburg, convent at, 417, 420
Didimia, abbess at Poitiers, 65
Diemud, scribe, 236--237
Disibodenberg, nuns' convent attached to, 262
Dollendis, see Rolendis
Dominican friars, abroad, 291, 295, 332; in England, 309
Dominican nuns, 364
Dominican nunneries, number of, in England, 364
Dorothy Barley, abbess at Barking, 455
Dorstad, convent at, 418
Eadburg, abbess at Thanet, 120, 121, 122, 123, 225
Eadburga, 84
Eadgifu, abbess at Leominster, 202
Eadgith, nun at Barking, 112
Ealdgith, nun at Barking, 113
Ealdhelm, interested in nuns, 112--115, 172, 226
Eangith, correspondent of Boniface, 118, 128--131
Eanswith, St, of Folkestone, 83
Earcongotha, St, 78, 85
Easebourne, convent at, 360, 366, 376, 403, 404--406
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Easington, convent at, 93
East Dereham, convent at, 96
ebdomary, office of, 390
Ebsdorf, convent at, 236
Ecgburg, abbess at Repton, 109, 126
Edelind, abbess at Niedermünster, 241
Edigna, St, 27
Edward's, St, convent of, at Shaftesbury, see Shaftesbury
Eger, convent of St Clara at, 466
Eichstätt, convent of St Walburg at, 421
Einbeth or Einbetta, St, 40
Eleanor, queen, takes the veil at Amesbury, 201
elemosinaria, office of, 378
Elisabeth, St, of Thüringen and Hungary, 285, 295, 298--304
Elisabeth, St, nun at Schönau, 257, 277-285, 429
Elisabeth Krelin, abbess at Heggbach, 421
Elisabeth von Mansfeld, nun at Helfta, 329
Elisabeth von Seckendorff, abbess at Eichstätt, 421
Elizabeth Barton, 439
Elizabeth Shelley, abbess at Winchester, 448, 449, 454, 455
Elizabeth Zouche, abbess at Shaftesbury, 455
Elizabeth Throgmerton, abbess at Dennis, 450
Elizabeth Walton, nun at Cambridge, 367, 368
Elizabeth Webb, prioress at Sopwell, 410
Ellandune, convent at, see Wilton
Elstow, convent at, 204 footnote, 377
Ely, convent at, 93-106, 202, 225, 226
embroidery done by nuns, 224 ff.
Engelthal, convent at, 471
Eormenhild, St, abbess at Sheppey and Ely, 100
Erasmus, on canons, 195, on the position of women, 429 ff.
Erfurt, convent at, 236
eruditrix, office of, 379
Essen, convent at, 148, 149, 151, 232
Ethel-, see under Aethel-
Eufemia, abbess at Winchester, 366
Eulalia, abbess at Shaftesbury, 210
Eulalia, nun at Barking, 113
Euphemia Pirckheimer, abbess at Bergen, 460
Eustadiola, St, abbess at Bourges, 230
Eutropia, 35, see Ontkommer
Eva, recluse, 211
Everhild, St, 111
'Exercitia Spiritualia,' by St Gertrud, 351 ff.
'Explanatio regulae St Benedicti,' by St Hildegard, 270
'Explanatio symboli St Athanasii,' by St Hildegard, 270
'Expositiones Evangeliorum, by St Hildegard, 270
Fara, St, abbess at Brie, 76
Faremoutiers, convent at, see Brie
Fécamp, convent at, 77
Felicitas Grundherrin, nun at Nürnberg, 460, 471
Fischbeck, convent at, 418
'Fliessende, das, Licht der Gottheit,' by Mechthuld, 332 ff.
Flixton, convent at, 369, 377
Florence Bannerman, abbess at Amesbury, 454
Folkestone, convent at, 83, 87
Fontevraud, order of, 193--194, 205
Fortunatus, his connection with nuns, 58--64
Framehild, St 76
Francis, St, of Assisi, 285, 291, 296, 301, 364
Franciscan friars and nuns, 291, 295, 302, 309, 364, 422
Frankenberg, convent at, 418
French, use of, in convents, 357 ff.
Frideswith, St, of Oxford, 110
Frigith, nun at Hackness, 93
Fuller, on nunneries, 457
Gandersheim, convent at, 148, 151, 152, 154 ff.
Gehulff, 35, see Ontkommer
Geiler, as a reformer of convents, 428
Geisenfeld, convent at, 460
Genevieve, St, of Paris, 26, 43, 51
Genovefa, 26
Georg, St, convent of, at Halle, see Halle
Gerald Barn, on monasticism, 199
Gerberg I, abbess at Gandersheim, 159
Gerberg II, abbess at Gandersheim, 151, 153, 160, 162, 163, 166, 167, 182
Germana, St, 25, 29
Gertrud, St, nun at Helfta, 329, 346 ff.
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Gertrud, St, of Nivelles, 7, 23
Gertrud, 26 Gertrud, abbess at Helfta, 329
Gertrud, abbess at Trebnitz, 293, 295,. 296
Gertrud von Buchel, nun at Rolandswerth, 429
Gilbert of Sempringham, St, order of, 186, 213--221
Gisela, 147
Gisela, queen of Hungary, 233
Gisleberga, St, 43 Goclam Hampton, nun at Barking, 366
Godeleva, St, or Godeleina, 24, 25, 29, 30
Godstow, convent at, 204 footnote, 206, 357, 360, 400, 447, 453
Göss, convent at, 235
Gracedieu, convent at, 449
Grandmont, order of, 186, 199
Gredanna von Freyberg, abbess at Urspring, 421
Gregory of Tours, his connection with nuns, 51 ff
Gudila, St, 23
Gunthild, St, 7, 27, 35, 139 footnote
Guthlac, his connection with nuns, 108-- 110, 225
Gutta, scribe,237
Hackness, convent at, 93, 94, 106
Hadewy, abbess at Herford, 147
'Hali Meidenhad,' 326--328
Halle, convent of St Georg at, 418
Hanbury, convent at, 100
Harwold, convent at, 446
Hartlepool, convent at, 88, 89, 90, 94
Hathumod, abbess at Gandersheim, 149, 154--159
Heaburg, called Bugga, nun, 128, 131
Hedwig, St of Silesia, 291 ff., 298, 299
Hedwig, abbess at Neuss, 152 footnote
Hedwig, duchess of Swabia, 162, 233
Heggbach, convent at, 421
Heiningen, convent at, 236, 418, 419
Heiu, abbess at Hartlepool, 88, 89
Helen, St, 114
Helen, St, convent of, in London, see London
Helena von Iltzen, prioress at Marienberg, 418
Helena Meichnerin, abbess at Nürnberg, 463
Helfta, convent at, 328 ff
.Hereswith, St 78, 82, 96, 97
Hereswytha, abbess at Sheppey, 87
Herford, convent at, 147, 148, 149, 155
Heriburg, abbess at Watton, 91
Herlind, St, abbess at Maaseyck, 230--232
Hersende, abbess at Fontevraud, 194
Heyninges, convent of St Mary at, 449
Hidburg, nun at Barking, 113
Hilarius, verses on recluses, 211
Hild, St, of Whitby, 82, 89 ff., 96
Hildegard, St, of Bingen, 256 ff., 429
Hildelith, St, abbess at Barking, 112, 113, 121
Hildemarque, 77
Hilp, 11, 35 seeOntkommer
'Hodoeporicon' by anonymous nun, 139 ff.
Hohenburg, convent at, 22, 24,238 ff.
'Hortus Deliciarum, by Herrad, 238 ff.
Hrotsvith, abbess at Gandersheim, 160
Hrotsvith, nun at Gandersheim, 143, 153, 154--183, 429
Ida, St, ancestress of Liudolfings, 23 footnote
Ida, abbess at St Maria (on the Münzenberg ?), 152 footnote
Ida, ancestress of Karlings, 23
Ida, nun at Bronope, 419
Ida, nun at Gandersheim, 151, 152 footnote
Idonea, nun, 212
Iduberga, 43
Idung, on nuns, 198
infirmaria, 378
Ingetrud, abbess at Tours, 51, 58, 69, 70
Inthware or Iuthware, 30
Irmina, St, 40
Isabel Jordan, abbess at Wilton, 438
Isengard von Greiffenklau, 421
Itta, 43
Jane Gowryng, 443
Jane Messyndyne, 447
Joan Ashcomb, nun at Shaftesbury, 366
Joan Chapell, prioress at Sopwell, 410
Joan Darrell, abbess at Amesbury, 454
Joan Formage, abbess at Shaftesbury, 366
Joan Lancaster, prioress at Cambridge, 367, 368
Joan Sandford, prioress at Heyninges, 449
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Joan Rawlins, prioress at Bromball, 436
Johan or Jane Arundell, abbess at Legh, 368
J ohanna de Northampton, prioress at Catesby, 368
John of Salisbury, on monks and nuns, 200, 201
Jouarre, convent at, 76
Joyce Bykeley, prioress at Catesby, 448
Juliana, St, legend of; 326, 327
Juliana, prioress at Bromhall, 369
Juliana Baucyn, abbess at Shaftesbury, 365
Justina, nun at Barking, 113
Juthware, see Inthware
Jutta, St, 338
Jutta, 'magistra, at Disibodenberg, 262
Katharina Pirckheimer, prioress at Geisenfeld, 460
Katharine, St life of, by Clemence of Barking, 357
Katherine Babington, nun at Campsey, 360
Katherine Bulkeley, abbess at Godstow, 453
Katherine Sayntlow, nun at Cambridge, 367
Katheryne Wyngate, nun at Elstow, 377
Kilburn, convent at, 206, 360, 376
Kirkless, convent at, 452, 453
Kitchener or cook, office of, 216, 375
Kizzingen, convent at, 138, 273, 292, 293, 303
Kleinfrankenthal, convent at, 420
Krischmerge, 41
Kümmerniss, see Ontkommer
Kunigund, St, empress, 232
Kunigundis, St, 40
'Land of Cockayne,' 411
Langendorf, convent at, 415
Langland, on nuns, 406
Laon, convent at, 77
Las Huelgas, convent at, 191
Laycock, convent at, 441, 448
leader of the choir or precentrix, succentrix, cantarista, 216, 368, 378, 391
'Legatus Divinae Pietatis,' by St Gertrud, 348 ff.
Legbourne, convent at, 446
Legh, convent of, or Canonlegh or Mmchenlegh, 358, 368
legister or reader, office of; 391
Leobgith, see Lioba
Leominster, convent at, 202
Leonard, St convent of; see Stratford
Leubover, abbess at Poitiers, 65 ff., 226
Leukardis, scribe, 237
Liberata, St or Liberatrix, 35, 37, see Ontkommer
Lillechurch, convent at, 212, 436
Liming, convent at, 84, 87
Lindesay on convent life, 456
Linthildis, see Lufthildis
Lioba, St, 117, 134 ff.
Littlemore, convent at, 437
Little Marlow, convent at, 442
Liutberg, recluse, 147
Livrade, 35, see Ontkommer
Liwid, embroideress, 226
London, convent of Poor Clares, or Mimories, 364
London, convent of St Helen in, 378
Lucia, abbess at Shaftesbury, 366
Lucie, St, of Sampigny, 25
Lufthildis, St, 25, 26, 42
Lul, his correspondence with nuns, 134, 137, 138
Lime, convent at, 236
'Luve Ron,' 310
Masseyck, convent at, 231--232
magistra noviciarum, see mistress of the novices
Mallersdorf; convent at, 237
MaIling, convent at, 204 footnote, 363, 380, 443 footnote
Margaret, St legend of, 326
Margaret, St, queen of Scotland, 207--208, 289
Margaret Punder, prioress at Flixton, 369
Margaret Tewkesbury, abbess at Delapray, 447
Margaret Vernon, prioress at Little Marlow, 443
Maria, St, convent of, at Cöln etc., see Cöln etc.
Mariahilf, 11, 35
Mariasif, 11
Marienberg, convent at, in Saxony, 418--419
Marienberg, convent at, near Trier, 421
Marienborn, convent at, 420
Mariensee, convent at, 417
Marricks, convent of St Andrew, 449, 456
Mary, St the Virgin, 9, 10, 11
Mary and Martha, as types of activity, 305, 314, 324, 325
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Mary, St, convent of, at Chester etc., see Chester etc.
Mary, daughter of St Margaret, 207, 209
Mary of Blois, abbess at Romsey, 201, 212
Mathea Fabyan, nun at Barking, 377
Mathilde, abbess at Essen, 151, 232
Mathilde, abbess at Kizzingen, 292, 303
Mathilde, abbess at Quedlinburg, 149, 151, 153, 232
Mathilde, abbess at Villich, 152 footnote
Matilda, abbess at Amesbury, 201
Matilda, abbess at Winchester, 210
Matilda, queen, 207 ff., 289 ff., 298
Matilda Sudhury, nun at Cambridge, 367
Maxima, abbess, 113
Mechthild, 7
Mechthild, beguine, 305, 329, 330, 331, 340
Mechthild, nun at Helfta, 329, 330, 340-346
Mechthild von Wippra, nun, 329
Mechtund, St, 40
Mergate, convent at, 227
Mildburg, St, of Wenlock, 85, 121
Mildgith, St, 85
Mildthrith, St. of Thanet, 85--86
Minories, see London, convent of Poor Clares
Minstre in Thanet, see Thanet
mistress of the novices, magistra noviciarum, 217, 378
Modwen, St, 111 and footnote. 446 footnote
Montreuil-les-Dames, convent at, 191
Münich, convent of St Clara at, 460
Münzenberg, convent of St Maria on the, 152 footnote
mynchyn, use of word, 364 footnote, 368, 454
Neuss, convent at, 152 footnote
Neuwerk, convent at Erfurt, 418
Nider, on nuns, 459
Niedermünster, convent, 24
Nigel Wirecker on monks and nuns, 200
Nivelles, convent at, 152 footnote
Norbert, St, order of, see Prémontré
Notburg, St, 34
Notburg, St, or Nuppurg, 26
Notburg, 24
Nunappleton, convent at, 452, 453
Nun-Cotham, convent at, 207 footnote
Nun-Kelyng, convent at, 453
Nun-Monkton, convent at, 357
Nunnaminster, see Winchester, convent of St Mary at
Odilia, St, 22, 24, 240, 251
Ontkommer or Wilgefortis, St, 35--38, 43
'Opus anglicum, 228
'Order of Fair Ease,' on religious orders, 201
Osburg, 111 and footnote
Osburg, nun at Barking, 113
Osgith, 113 footnote
Osith, St, 110
Oswen, St, or Osman, 30
Oxenfurt, convent at, 138
Paris, convent at, 51, 76
Paula, St, of Avila, 36 footnote
Pavilly, convent at, 76
Pega, St, 109, 110
Pellmerge, 41
Peter of Blois, corresponding with nuns, 213
Petronille, abbess at Fontevraud, 194
Pfalzel or Palatiolum, convent at, 124
Pharaildis, St, 21, 22, 23, 27 footnote, 30,34
Pietrussa, abbess at Trebnitz, 293, 295
Pillenreuth, convent at, 471
Poitiers, convent at, 51 ff.
Polesworth, convent at, 447
Pollesloe, convent at, 448
poltress, office of, 217
Prague, convent of St Clara at, 296
precentrix, see leader of the choir
Preé, convent of St Mary, 366, 408, 410
Prémontré, order of, 186, 193--194
prioress, position and office of, 204, 216, 370 ff.
profession and consecration of nuns, 379-- 380
Pusinna, St 147
Quedlinburg, convent, 146, 147, 148, 149, 150, 151, 152, 153, 232, 233
Radegund, St, of Poitiers, 5, 51--65, 225
Radegund, St, or Radiane, 27, 29, 34, 35
Radegund, St, convent of, see Cambridge, convent of St Radegund
Ramsen, convent at, 420
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Redlingfield, convent at, 363, 377, 378
refectuaria, office of, 378
Regenfled, 35, see Ontkommer
Regenfrith, 35, see Qntkommer
Regina, St 29
Reinild, St, abbess at Maaseyck, 230--232
Reinildis, St, 23
Relind, abbess at Hohenburg, 241
Replon, convent at, 108, 126, 202
Richardis, nun at Bingen, 272
Richmondis van der Horst, abbess at Seebach, 428
Rikkardis, nun at Gandersheim, 161, 163
Robert, St, founder of the order of Fontevraud, 193
Rolandswerth, convent at, 429
Rolendis, St, 27, 42
Romsey, convent at, 201, 207, 208, 209, 212, 357, 360, 378
Rosa, 211
Rosalia, St of Palermo, 18
Rusper, convent at, 380, 381, 403, 404
Ryhall, convent at, 107
Sabina Pirckheimer, abbess at Bergen, 460, 474
Saethrith, St or Syre, 77, 85, 96
Salaberg, St, 77
Scheurl, his connection with nuns, 460, 464
Scholastica, nun at Barking, 113
Schönau, convent at, 278 ff.
Schönfeld, convent at, 420
Schwellmerge, 41
scrutatrix, see sercher
Seehach, convent at, 428
Sempringham, order of, 186, 195, 201, 213--221
sercher or scrutatrix, 216
Seton, convent of, 403, 451
Sexburg, St, 84, 96, 100
sexton, office of, 370, 371, 390
Shaftesbury, convent of St Edward at, 203, 204, 210, 357, 365, 366, 376, 379, 455
Sheppey, convent at, 84, 87, 96, 100, 205, 379
Sigegith, 113
Sinningthwaite, convent at, 207
Sion, convent at, 360, 364, 383 ff., 439
Söflingen, convent at, 422, 429
Soissons, convent at, 147
Sonnenburg, convent at, 422 ff.
Sophie, abbess at Eichstätt, 421
Sophie, abbess at Gandersheim, 151, 152
Sophie, abbess at Kizzingen, 273
Sophie, abbess (at Mainz ?), 152 footnote
Sophie von Mansfeld, nun at Helfta, 329
Sopwell, convent at, 206, 357, 409, 410
Southminstre, convent at, 87
'Spiritual Convent or Ghostly Abbey,' 339, 377, 411
Stanford, convent at, 206
Stendal, convent at, 420
Strasburg, convent of St Mary Magdalen, 428, of St Stephan, 428
Stratford, convent of St Leonard at, 212, 358, 363
Streanshalch, see Whitby
sub-prioress, office of, 370
succentrix, see leader of the choir
Suitha, abbess, 134
Superba, 211
Sura, St, or Soteris or Zuwarda, 29
Swine, convent at, 207 footnote, 378, 453
Tart, convent at, 191
Tecla, correspondent of Boniface, 135, 138, 139
Tecla, nun at Barking, 113
Tecla, nun at Bronope, 419
Teclechildis, see Theodohild
Tetbury, convent at, 117
Tetta, abbess at llerford, 147
Tetta, abbess at Wimbourne, 117, 135, 136
Thanet, convent at, or Minstre, 85, 86, 87, 120
thesaurissa, see treasurer
Theodohild, St, or Teclechildis, of Jonarre, 76
Theofanu, abbess at Essen, 152 footnote, 232
Theorigitha, see Torctgith
Thetford, convent at, 379, 402
Thomas Beket, his connection with nuns, 201, 212
Thomas de Hales, poem for nuns, 309 ff.
Tibba or Tuba, 107, 108, 110
Tinmouth, convent at, 82 footnote
Torctgith, St, or Theorigitha, 112
Tours, convent at, 51, 58, 69--70
treasurer or thesaurissa, 368, 378
Trebnitz, convent at, 292, 293, 294, 295
Trentham, convent at, 100
Tritheiin, his connection with nuns, 428
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tutrix, office of, 379
Uncumber, 38 footnote, see Ontkommer
Urspring, convent at, 421
Ursula, St, 21, 25, 34, 40, 283, 284
Ursula Cantor, 429
Verbetta, St, 40
Veresa, St, of Zurzach, 23, 24, 26, 31--32
Verena, St, 283
Verena von Stuben, abbess at Sonnenhurg, 423 ff.
Vilibetta, St, 40
Villich, convent at, 152
Wadstena, convent at, 384 ff.
Wala, abbess, 130
Walburg, St, or Waltpurgis, 11 footnote, 25, 26, 27, 139
Walpurg Pirckheimer, nun, 460
Walter Map, on monks and nuns, 200, 202
Waltpurgis, see Walburg
Warbeth, 40
Watton, convent at, 91, 218--219, 220
Weedon, convent at,100
Wende, convent at, 236
Wenlock, convent at, 86, 121
Wennigsen, convent at, 417
Werburg, St, 100
Werder, convent at, 417
Wessobrunn, nuns at, 236
Wethburg, abbess, 124, 126, 127, 132
Wherwell, convent at, 212, 455
Whitby or Streanshalch, convent at, 88-- 95, 103, 105, 106, 124, 202
Wibrandis, St, 40
Wienhausen, convent at, 235, 417
Wihtburg, St 96
Wilbeth, 40
Wilcoma, abbess at Chelles, 86
Wilfrith, his connection with abbesses, 95 ff., 225
Wilgefortis, St, 35, see Ontkommer
Wilibald Pirckheimer, his connection with nuns, 461 ff.
Wilnotha, abbess at Liming, 87
Wilton, convent at, or Ellandune, 203, 369, 438, 441
Wimbourne, convent at, 16, 117, 134, 202
Wimpfeling, on nunneries, 429
Winchester, convent of St Mary at, or Nunnaminster, 184, 203, 210, 211, 366, 376, 380, 448, 454, 455
Windesheitn, congregation of, 417 ff.
Winifred, St, 30
Winteney, convent at, 359
Wittewierum, convent at, 237
Wolfsindis, 29
Woodchester, convent at, 202 footnote
Wroxhall, convent at, 229, 363
Wykes, convent at, 437
York, convent of St Clement's at, 206
Zuwarda, see Sura

Notes

[1*] The women here designated as saints are either included in the Acta Sanctorum Bollandorum,or else, this work waiting completion, are entered as saints in the 'Table Hagiographique' of Guérin, Le.r Petits Bollandistes,1882, vol. 17.

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