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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In the series of the Paris tax rolls from 1292 to 13 13, the percentage of women
among the total number of individuals subject to tax is relatively steady, between
10% and 15%. This number includes not only female artisans but also the
388-96 24 Sharon Ady, 'Women and Wills', and further discussion 25 A. Lecoy de
la Marche, Anecdotes historiques, legendes et apologues tire de recueil inedit d'
Etienne de Bourbon (Paris 1877), 217, 39 26 B. Jarrett, Social Theories of the ...
L. Le Grand (Paris 1901), 78 28 Richard, Mahaut comtesse d'Artois, 89, n. 2; app.
VIII, 399-401 29 L. Lallemand, Histoire de la Charité; III, Le Moyen Age (Paris
1907), 146-48: Statuts, 13, 115, 124, 162 30 H. Bordier et L. Briele, Les Archives
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