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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Joinville describes the distraught queen in the last stages of pregnancy at
Damietta after the king had been taken prisoner at Mansourah. She suffered from
such nightmares of Saracen attackers that she had an old knight of eighty sleep
by her ...
The queen was rescued by the mayor of London and lodged in the house of the
bishop of London since the king timidly refused to re-admit her to the Tower.
Neither Henry nor Eleanor ever forgot or forgave this insult while in France such ...
manoeuvres that any summary runs the risk of being either unbalanced or
impossibly detailed, but the basic outlines can suggest the problems. In 1308 the
twelve-year-old Isabella of France, daughter of King Philip the Fair, was married
to 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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