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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Her grand-daughter, Blanche of Castile, has her own niche in French history. The
devout and ascetic mother of France's only canonised king was also an active
and able administrator of the realm, not only during Louis IX's minority, but also ...
The barons muttered that it was quite unsuitable that Queen Blanche should '
govern so great a thing as the kingdom of France'.7 After ... 12 Blanche of Castile
teaching the young Louis IX 16 This portrayal of Isabeau 's solemn entry into
1302), 114 Blanche of Artois, d. of Mahaut, (d. 1326), 85, 86, 89 Blanche of
Castile, q. of Louis VIII of France, (d. 1252), 23-24, 45, 52-55, 56, 58, 112
Boniface, apostle of Germany, (d. 754), 5.9 Boniface VIII, pope, (d. 1303), 101
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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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