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Memoirs of a Medieval Woman

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For history and biography lovers, the 15th-century life and travels of the extraordinary Margery Kempe, who left her family to make a pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

Synopsis:

This unique biography tells the story of an extraordinary fifteenth-century woman who journeyed all over Europe from England to the Holy Land. A vigorous and passionate woman, Margery Kempe was married and had fourteen children when she deserted her family to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to expiate a 'secret sin' in her early life. Along the way she meets many famous prelates and dignitaries, gets into all sorts of scrapes, and survives a feverish voyage in the stinking galleys of a Venetian boat.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-263) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060909925
Author:
Collis, Louise
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
History
Subject:
Women Authors
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Authors, English
Subject:
Christian literature, English
Subject:
Mystics
Subject:
Mystics -- England -- Biography.
Subject:
Women -- England -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Kempe, Margery
Subject:
World History - Medieval and Renaissance
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Series:
Colophon books (New York, N.Y.)
Series Volume:
79-1427
Publication Date:
19830119
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25x5.34x.72 in. .49 lbs.

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Biography » Religious
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"Synopsis" by , This unique biography tells the story of an extraordinary fifteenth-century woman who journeyed all over Europe from England to the Holy Land. A vigorous and passionate woman, Margery Kempe was married and had fourteen children when she deserted her family to make a pilgrimage to Jerusalem to expiate a 'secret sin' in her early life. Along the way she meets many famous prelates and dignitaries, gets into all sorts of scrapes, and survives a feverish voyage in the stinking galleys of a Venetian boat.
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