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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The case of Edmund de Nastok and Elizabeth de Ludehale in 1290 is a
particularly vivid example of carefully planned fraud. In 1277 Edmund and
Elizabeth had wished to marry but found their resources insufficient so they
concocted a plot.
Elizabeth de Burgh was as great a lady in England as Mahaut d'Artois in France
and had an almost equally strenuous life. She was the grand-daughter of Edward
I through her mother, Joan of Acre, and one of the family of three daughters and ...
Jew, 35 Elizabeth, 15th c. goldsmith's widow, 148 Elizabeth, 14th c. w. of Sir John
de Lue, 147 Elizabeth de Burgh, Lady of Clare, (d. 1360), 85, 89-92, 93, 114, 128
: charities, 90-92: Clare College, 91-92, 93: will, 92, 114 Countess Elizabeth de ...
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