Women / Persons ~ P14676

Alice Perrers

Gender: Female
Life Dates: ca. 1348 - 1400
  • Beauty, celebrated
  • English
  • Expatriated, exiled person
  • Lover or muse of writer or artist
  • Mistress of royalty
  • Self-made rich woman
  • Sexual agency, transgression (hetero)
  • Victim of injustice
Note: Potential prototype of Chaucer's Wife of Bath, mistress of King Edward III, lady-in-waiting to Philippa of Hainault, accused of seducing the King through sorcery, publicly denounced and banished, able to return to England later in life
persons with degrees of separation from Alice Perrers