A Woman’s Lot

The Second Meonbridge Chronicle

How can mere women resist the misogyny of men?

1352. In Meonbridge, a resentful peasant rages against Eleanor Titherige’s efforts to build up her flock of sheep. Susanna Miller’s husband, grown melancholy and ill-tempered, succumbs to idle talk that his wife’s a scold. Agnes Sawyer’s yearning to be a craftsman is met with scorn. And the village priest, fearful of what he considers women’s “unnatural” ambitions, is determined to keep them firmly in their place.

Not all men resist women’s desire for change – indeed, they want it for themselves. Yet it takes only one or two misogynists to unleash the hounds of hostility and hatred…

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A Woman’s Lot was first published by SilverWood Books in June 2018.

It was reissued as an eBook and paperback by Riverdown Books in 2019:

ISBN 978-19160598-5-6 (eBook)
ISBN 978-19160598-4-9 (paperback)