A Small Sound of the Trumpet: Women in Medieval Life
Describes the daily life of noblewomen, nuns, and peasants in feudal England and Europe, looks at the treatment of lepers, begars, prostitutes, and criminals, and offers brief profiles of prominent medieval women
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In April 1290 King Edward, his brother Edmund, his uncle William of Valence and
a number of bishops all converged on Amesbury for a meeting. It was in the
nature of a family council, for Edward was again thinking of going on crusade.
In 1308 the twelve-year-old Isabella of France, daughter of King Philip the Fair,
was married to the 24-year-old Edward II. The marriage was meant to assure
peace between England and France but instead multiplied the difficulties and ...
With such large flocks it is not surprising that its income included £40 from wool in
addition to £100 from rents.10 At the end of the thirteenth century when the
dowager queen Eleanor of Provence, Edward I's daughter Mary, and his niece ...
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