Preface. Introduction A Note on Money. Part 1: The Heritage of Ideas: Christian Belief, Roman Ideals and Germanic Custom Part 2: Women and the Law Part 3. Marriage, Sex, Childbirth, and Health Part 4: Noblewomen's Lives Part 5: Peasant Women's Lives Part 6: Townswomen's Lives Part 7: Religious Lives Part 8: Jewish, Muslim and Heretic Women. Glossary. Further Reading
Emilie Amt is the Hildegarde Pilgram Professor of History at Hood College in Maryland, where she studies medieval religious women and twelfth- and thirteenth-century English government. Her books include Medieval England 1000- 1500: A Reader (2000), and The Accession of Henry II in England: Royal Government Restored, 1149-1159 (1993).