A comfortable prison (Mayor graphic novel, s1, p66)

A comfortable prison

A medieval queen was essentially a brood mare, a while she would have enjoyed every comfort thirteenth century Toledo might offer, her lack of freedom was almost complete (so long as she continued fertile). While, no doubt, most mothers love their children – and for Beatrice this seems definitely the case, an intelligent woman like her can not have failed to notice the irony of her situation.

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