Early Medieval Travel Anecdotes
  • Eadburh daughter of Offa of Mercia, botched chance to marry Charlemagne, became abbess of Frankish Monastery in Pavia. Here she lived openly with a lover, and was eventually expelled, ending her days as a beggar on the streets of the town.
  • St Boniface wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury asking him to forbid Anglo Saxon matrons and nuns to make the journey as many of them perished and few kept their virtue
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