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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Introduction To talk about women in medieval life is to deal with their activities at
a period when, as one historian has phrased it, 'women were confronted with the
closed ranks of a masculine society governed by a thoroughly masculine ...
For all these reasons medieval women should be seen, as their male relatives
are, in relation to their place in society. It is true that many medieval thinkers
never bothered to consider woman's place at all, since her necessary subjection
D. Radcliffe- Umstead, Pittsburgh 1975 Women in Medieval Society, ed. S. M.
Stuard, Philadelphia 1976 Chapter I Facinger, M. F., 'A Study in Medieval
Queenship: Capetian France 987-1237', Studies in Medieval and Renaissance
History 5 ...
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