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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On the other hand, women of royal and noble birth knew from earliest childhood
that they were pawns in their family's search for profitable alliances. During these
early centuries when the ecclesiastical prohibitions on marriage within the ...
The new flowering of lyrical poetry in the early twelfth century also touched ^/
religious women, although they wrote in Latin and used classical models. A
recent study has brought to life the poetic exchange between Baudri de
Bourgueil, the ...
Juetta as executrix, 173 9 Ibid., 161-62 10 Fifty Earliest English Wills, ed. F. J.
Furnivall, EETso.s. 78 (1882), 103 11 G. A. Williams, Medieval London (London
1963), 58-59 12 S. L. Thrupp, The Merchant Class of Medieval London (Ann
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