Foreword Reviews

A Medieval Woman's Companion

Women's Lives in the European Middle Ages

2016 INDIES Winner
Honorable Mention, History (Adult Nonfiction)
2016 INDIES Winner
Bronze, Women's Studies (Adult Nonfiction)
2016 INDIES Winner
Honorable Mention, Young Adult Nonfiction (Children's)

What have a deaf nun, the mother of the first baby born to Europeans in North America, and a condemned heretic to do with one another? They are among the virtuous virgins, marvelous maidens, and fierce feminists of the Middle Ages who trail-blazed paths for women today. Without those first courageous souls who worked in fields dominated by men, women might not have the presence they currently do in professions such as education, the law, and literature.