The bibliography on medieval and Renaissance women is enormous. Each entry contains a brief bibliography on the individual woman. The following suggested readings, some very recent, lead the reader to additional sources of information.
Aughterson Kate, ed. Renaissance Women: Constructions of Femininity in England. London: Routledge, 1995.
Bridenthal Renate, Susan Mosher Stuard, and Merry Wiesner, eds. Becoming Visible: Women in European History. 3rd ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1998.
Bynum Caroline. Holy Feast and Holy Fast: The Religious Significance of Food to Medieval Women. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1987.
Dronke Peter. Women Writers of the Middle Ages: A Critical Study of Texts from Perpetua to Marguerite Porete. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Duby Georges, Michelle Perrot, and Christiane Klapisch-Zuber, eds. A History of Women in the West, Vol 2: Silences of the Middle Ages. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1992.
Duby Georges, Michelle Perrot, Natalie Zemon Davis, and Arlette Farge, eds. A History of Women in the West, Vol 3: Renaissance and Enlightenment Paradoxes. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1993.
Echols Anne, and Marty Williams. An Annotated Index of Medieval Women. New York: Wiener, 1992.
Fisher Sheila, and Janet Halley, eds. Seeking the Woman in Late Medievaland Renaissance Writings: Essays in Feminist Contextual Criticism