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Women Saints and Sainthood in the Middle Ages

Some women hold a special place in the hearts of the devoted. These sites examine women saints and aspects of female sainthood in the Middle Ages.

Who's Who in Medieval History: Women Saints
A small but growing collection of individuals from the Middle Ages and Renaissance offers a brief description of who each saint was as well as useful websites, books, related online resources, and more.

Women Saints: Doctors of the Church
Insightful biographies of Catherine of Siena and Teresa of Avila and useful net links, from your About.com Guide to Women's History, Jone Johnson.

Woman under monasticism
This very extensive work by Lina Eckenstein examines saint-lore and convent life between A.D. 500 and A.D. 1500.

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