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 ...
Her enemies further accused her of responsibility for the sudden death of Louis X
, before he had heirs, in order to bring her son-in-law to the throne and make her
daughter queen, as well as of trying unsuccessfully to free Blanche. In a period ...
Countess Ela of Salisbury is a remarkable example of what the wealthy and
strongminded medieval widow might accomplish when the death of her husband
opened possibilities for independent action. Heiress to the title and lands of the ...
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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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