Event: ProstitutionAnonymi 2133.prostitution
||According to Boniface 5's report, these matrons or veiled women kept on going back and forth to Rome. A great part of them would perish and few of them would keep their virtue. For this reason, there were very few towns in Lombardy, Francia or Gaul where there was not an English prostitute.
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||Perpauce enim sunt ciuitates in Longobardia uel in Francia aut in Gallia, in qua non sit adultera uel meretrix generis Anglorum.
*@Emerton, p. 118, for a possible explanation of the distinction between Francia and Gallia.
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(Anglo-Saxon women who went to the Continent and lost their virtue)
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