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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Since the medieval well-to-do did not normally use such refuges the availability
of care for the sick poor compares very favourably with modern provisions.
France had a similar flowering, though in not quite so high a ratio as England,
given its ...
The personnel of a hospital was to be reduced to the minimum necessary, on the
grounds that the alms given for the sick should not be used for the upkeep of the
healthy, but little attention seems to have been paid to the effect of such ...
was a recognised admission procedure, for the sick person was required to go to
confession, then he removed his clothes, which the hospital washed and kept for
him until he left, though these goods became its property if he died. A bath ...
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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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