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Re: [sig] Bathing in period- documentation

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  • Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise
    Thank you very much! that helps immensely! ... -- -- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne@fiedlerfamily.net That road is paved with
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      Thank you very much! that helps immensely!

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      > > can't remember the name of the Polish Duke who was murdered at the Baths
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      > Leszek Bialy (the White). In fact he was attacked in the bath, he managed to
      > run (naked, by horse) but was captured and murdered. It was 23 or 24
      > November of 1227 in Gasawa.
      > Later, in the begining of XIV c. duke Henryk Gruby of Wroclaw was kidnapped
      > from the bath (the episode is described in details: duke's bath was by the
      > river Odra, outside of the city walls etc.)
      > In my town there was a law (in XIII-XVc) which ordered every citzen to visit
      > a public bath once a week. If somone didn't want to follow this ruled was
      > condemned to "tower", or to pay some money.
      > Magdalena z Wroclawia
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      -- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne@...
      "That road is paved with librarians,/Bushwhackers, scouts with string
      Through the labyrinths of information,/Helpers who disappear the moment
      You reach your destination." -- Julia Alvarez
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