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 religious sect of the Lollards in England also developed political overtones
and was similarly pursued by both church and state. In the late fourteenth century
the name was originally applied to the followers of John Wycliffe, the Oxford ...
He insisted it would be far better for them to sit and spin and cackle of something
else, for their intelligence was all too feeble for such a dispute.3 It was one of the
most interesting characteristics of the fifteenth century Lollards that they ...
Some of the early fifteenth century wills even show the Lollard literary influence.
In 1422 the will of Lady Perrin Clanvow, from the family of one of the most famous
of the Lollard knights, strongly suggests her Lollard sympathies in its provisions ...
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