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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Marie of Oignies stands as the mother of the beguine movement, not only
because of her own sanctity, which gave her a great local reputation, but also
through her influence on Jacques de Vitry. He was one of the great preachers of
the early ...
Countries Jutta of Huy, a slightly older contemporary of Marie of Oignies,
provides a typical example. The daughter of a noble family, she was forced into
marriage by her parents when very young, but she much disliked married life.
When she ...
Marie of Oignies, 13th c. beguine, 116, 122, 141 Marion la Droituriere, 15th c.
witch, 216 Markyate, Benedictine priory, 106 Marlborough Castle, 60, 61
Marseilles, 177: abbey of St. Victor, 1 Martinette, 15th c. surgeon, 177 Mary, d. of
Edward I ...
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