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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As soon as the marriage was dissolved in March 11 52 Eleanor travelled at once
to Poitiers, leaving her daughters with her divorced husband, and notified Henry
Plantagenet, son of the Empress Matilda and her second husband the count of ...
Neither Henry nor Eleanor ever forgot or forgave this insult while in France such
behaviour towards a crowned queen offended King Louis' sense of propriety and
fuelled Marguerite's partisan passion. Henry and Eleanor travelled to Boulogne ...
German recluse, 121 Helfta, abbey of, 132, 133, 134, 138, 223 : abbess, see
Gertrude of Hackeborn Heloise, w. of Abelard and abbess of the Paraclete, (d.
n63),xiv, 101, 102-4, 105, 171 Helvidis, 12th c. physician, 174 Henry III, Holy
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