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A Medieval Miscellany This collection of occasional writings by renowned medieval scholar Margaret Wade Labarge considers an eclectic mix of themes and issues in the history of the Middle Ages The varied lives of medieval women, their power and status within society, are depicted through their own writings questions of medieval culture are linked to those facing humanity in our time travel, as experienced by the most prestigious ambassador and by the lowliest pilgrim, is explored and the origins and conditions of health care are examined These themes have inspired or informed the author s eight major historical works, but are revisited here with the clarity, wit and discipline of a great teacher A Medieval Miscellany will give readers already acquainted with Labarge s work new pleasure, and provide an enticing path into medieval lives and time for new readers


About the Author: Margaret Wade Labarge

Margaret Wade Labarge, CM July 18, 1916 August 31, 2009 was a Canadian historian and author specializing in the role of women in the Middle Ages She was adjunct professor of history at Carleton University.Labarge attended Harvard and Oxford Universities, and taught at the University of Ottawa before her move to Carleton In 1982, she was made a Member of the Order of Canada In 1988, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada She authored nine books about history.



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