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CRRL_VirginiaJohnson Oct 02, 2017
Margaret of Ashbury has experienced many things as a medieval born to village poverty and rising to become the wife of a wealthy merchant. Some were terrible whilst others were enthralling. A Voice tells her to set down her experiences, but there's a problem. She can't read and write. First of a ... Read More »
A 14th-century housewife asks her indulgent husband for the one thing he may not be able to grant.
This bestseller set in the Middle Ages has Margaret, a merchant's wife, paying a starving, handsome monk to set down her tale of a life most intriguing and sometimes humorous. Sequels are In Pursuit of the Green Lion and The Water Devil.
CRRL_VirginiaJohnson Mar 09, 2015
When Margaret of Ashbury is commanded by a Voice to write down her life story, there is one small problem. As a typical woman of the Middle Ages, Margaret can't write--or read--so she hires a noble but penniless lay brother to set down her miraculous tale of disasters and fortitude.
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Margaret of Ashbury, a 14th-century English midwife, hires the reluctant Brother Gregory to record her memoirs.
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