Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village

ISBN: 0763615781

ISBN 13: 9780763615789

Publication Date: July 24, 2007

Publisher: Candlewick

Pages: 96

Format: Hardcover

Authors: Laura Amy Schlitz, Robert Byrd

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Step back to medieval 1255 England and meet 22 villagers, illustrated in pen and ink, inspired by the Munich-Nuremberg manuscript, an illuminated poem from thirteenth-century Germany.

Hugo, the lord’s nephew, proves his manhood by hunting a wild boar. Sharp-tongued Nelly supports her family by selling live eels. Peasant Mogg gets a clever lesson in how to save a cow from a greedy landlord. Barbary slings mud on noble Jack. Alice is the singing shepherdess. And many more . . . .

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