Bitel, Lisa M. "Women's Monastic Enclosures in Early Ireland: A
Study of Female Spirituality and Male Monastic Mentalities." Journal of Medieval History, 12:15-36, 1986.
Godfrey, John. "The Place of the Double Monastery in the AngloSaxon
Minster System," in Gerald Bonner, ed. Famulus Christi: Essays in Commemoration of the Thirteenth Centenary of the Birth of the Venerable Bede. London: SPCK, 1976. pp. 344-50.
Nicholson, Joan. "Feminae Gloriosae: Women in the Age of Bede,"
in Derek Baker, ed. Medieval Women. Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1978. pp. 15-29.
These deal more marginally with women, focussing instead on their institutions:
Blair, Peter Hunter. "Whitby as a Centre of Learning in the
Seventh Century," in Michael Lapidge and Helmut Gneuss, eds. Learning and Literature in Anglo-Saxon England: Studies Presented to Peter Clemoes on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1985. pp. 3-32.
Sims-Williams, Patrick. "Cuthswith, Seventh-Century Abbess of
Inkberrow, near Worcester, and the Wurzburg ms. of Jerome on Ecclesiastes." Anglo-Saxon England, 5:1-21, 1976. [mostly, if I remember correctly, dealing with manuscript issues]
-------------, -------. "Continental Influence at Bath Monastery
in the Seventh Century." Anglo-Saxon England, 4:1-10, 1975.
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