Alice Through the Looking Glass
The chapters thus far have focused on the relationships between witnesses and the relationship between witnesses and the testimony they proffer. As such the principal parties in this case have many times been observed, but always through the report of others. This, of course, is a product of the way such cases were conducted within the Church courts, but it need not preclude our attempting to read this evidence from a rather different perspective and to attempt to understand something of the thoughts and feelings of the parties themselves. In the present chapter, I shall attempt to do precisely this in respect of Alice de Rouclif.
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