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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Raymond Berengar and his able officials were excellent strategists and used his
four beautiful daughters to forge highly advantageous marriages with both the
French and the English royal houses. Queen Blanche had picked the eldest, ...
two volumes, a book of decretals in French, a volume of the lives of the fathers,
including Pope Gregory's Pastorals, two partial psalters in French, and even a
book of fine tales.28 Among the highest rank of the English nobility French still ...
Her more factual works included a compilation and translation into French of a
Latin military treatise combined with a contemporary work on military law, and
above all, her biography of Charles V. That life was commissioned by Charles' ...
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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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