"The sheer range of Warren's stimulating, provocative discussion . . . is impressive. The richness of her sources, a number of which are examined here for the first time, will make her book an important port-of-call."—English Historical Review
Warren explores the political dimensions of the religious practices of women in the later medieval and early modern periods, from St. Colette of Corbie to Isabel of Castile to English nuns exiled during the reign of Elizabeth I.