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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For seven years after his death she used the military strength of the Mercians to
assist her brother, building a number of new fortified towns, of which Warwick and
Stafford were the most important. She fought in Wales, led her own troops in the ...
Sanchia, the third daughter, became the second wife of Henry's brother, Earl
Richard of Cornwall. The French influence became predominant when Louis'
youngest brother, Charles of Anjou, married the youngest daughter, Beatrice,
after her ...
The case of Brother Odo of the Hotel-Dieu was noteworthy in that it involved
Jacqueline working with an approved male doctor - a necessary safeguard for a
woman treating a man, particularly a religious. When Odo had been seized by ...
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