The Witch Who Came In From The Cold

Dowse, Sarah
April 1979
Social Alternatives;Apr79, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p51
Academic Journal
The article relates a story about a lady-in-waiting, who looked after the king's bride price and other matters related to marriage and kinship in the kingdom of Craminalot. The lady-in-waiting served his king with sensitivity and knowledge which earned her the respect of the king. The lady-in-waiting and some wise women were able to persuade the king to pass laws which supported the kingdom's prosperity. Despite the good deeds of the lady-in-waiting and the king, enemies plotted against them. The enemies of the kingdom succeeded in their deadly mission. The lady-in-waiting was banished while the king was killed. The victory of the king's enemies became the downfall of the kingdom. Although the whole kingdom lived in fear, the women tried to save themselves with their beliefs and wisdom.


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