1 Paper presented at the 21st International Congress on Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI, May 8, 1986.

2The Book of Margery Kempe, edited by Sanford Brown Meech with prefatory notes by Hope Emily Allen (Oxford: Published for the Early English Text Society by the Oxford University Press, 1940). A translation is available by W. Butler-Bowdon (London: Oxford University Press, 1954).