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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Queen Blanche had picked the eldest, Marguerite, as a bride for Louis in 1234,
hoping that such a marriage would further extend French influence into Provence
, a territory which the French kings were now beginning to regard with an ...
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 ...
5i , Louis VIII, k. of France, (d. 1226), 52, 79 Louis IX, k. of France, (d. 1270), 23,
38, 39, 44, 52, S3, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 8l, 85, III, 112, II7, II9, I49, 174, 183, 197,
227, 236: Enseignemens , 39 Louis X, k. of France, (d. 1316), 85, 86 Louis XI, ...
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