In the inner part of the great chamber was a certain private room, where at early dawn or in the evening or during sickness or at time of blood-letting, or for warming the maids and weaned children, they used to have a fire. . . . In the upper storey... Archaeologia Cambrensis - Page 3981912Full view
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Ella S. Armitage - 1912 - 408 pages
...Guisnes is now in Picardy, but in the 12th century it was in Flanders, which was a fief of the Empire. early dawn or in the evening or during sickness or...to sleep. In this storey also the watchmen and the servants appointed to keep the house took their sleep at some time or other. High up on the east side...