A few weeks ago, I wrote a brief outline on the character of Joan of Navarre, the first English Queen to be accused of witchcraft, who was effectively stripped of all her possessions because her stepson Henry V had spent all the crown’s money trying to conquer France. Her story is closely connected to the […]
Thorow-owt a palys as I gan passe,
I herd a lady make gret mone;
And euer she syghyd and said,
“alas! All erthly ioy is fro me gone.
ffor I am left my-self alone,
And all my frendys fro me thei flee;
Alas, I am full well of one
– All women may be ware by me.