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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Young Gilbert's death was not only a personal disaster for Edward 1 1 , since
they were close friends, but also entailed the breaking up of the largest baronial
holding of lands and honours in England among the three heiresses who had ...
At the time of the papal interdict on England, John turned against William,
confiscated his lands and pursued the family to Ireland. William managed to
escape to France where he died in 121 1 but his wife and eldest son were
captured and ...
In some cases, when a widow thus resigned her lands, or even before, a specific
contract would be drawn up to define what she would receive. In 1281 Thomas
Brid, a tenant at Ridgeacre undertook to build for Agnes, his widowed mother, ...
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