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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difficulty in making up his mind as to the revelations of St. Joan of Arc.'35 Despite
such French dissatisfaction, English links with Birgitta continued throughout the
fifteenth century at all social levels. An English cardinal, Adam of Easton, ...
to depict nude figures in the pagan custom. The picture itself is fascinating, for
Marcia is dressed as a fifteenth-century woman using her mirror to create an
easel self-portrait. The background suggests what might be found in a
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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