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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Marie of Oignies stands as the mother of the beguine movement, not only
because of her own sanctity, which gave her a great local reputation, but also
through her influence on Jacques de Vitry. He was one of the great preachers of
the early ...
The lives of other such mystics as Marie of Oignies and Dorothea of Montau, an
almost contemporary widow who became a recluse much admired by the
Teutonic Knights, who were both notorious for their 'gift of tears', may have
Marie of Oignies, 13th c. beguine, 116, 122, 141 Marion la Droituriere, 15th c.
witch, 216 Markyate, Benedictine priory, 106 Marlborough Castle, 60, 61
Marseilles, 177: abbey of St. Victor, 1 Martinette, 15th c. surgeon, 177 Mary, d. of
Edward I ...
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This excellent synthesis of contemporary literature explores the activities of women at all social levels in France, England, the Low Countries, and Germany between 1100 and 1500: queens and noble ... Read full review
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