She is fantastic. At the same time I would not give in to him, and though he threatened to leave me and quoted the authority of the ancient Romans for doing so, I stuck to my own way of life. If you are interested in classical literature and able to understand the language, then by all means read this as you will probably enjoy it.
Her repeated acts of remarriage, for instance, are an example of how she mocks "clerical teaching concerning the remarriage of widows".
And who can argue, she clearly has more experience than most: Middle-English Version "Experience, though noon auctoritee Were in this world, were right ynogh to me To speke of wo that is in mariage; For, lordynges, sith I twelf yeer was of age,— Y-thonked be God, that is eterne on lyve!
Her Tale , a romance, has a lady rescuing a knight rather than a knight rescuing a lady. Carruthers notes that it is the independence that the Wife's wealth provides for her that allows her to love freely Carruthers All but one copy, in University College, Cambridge, perished, and scholars placed Margery among the English mystics of the period, of whom there were many, such as Hilton, Rolle, and Juliana of Norwich.
Both describe the Wife's knowledge and use of Scripture in her justification of her sexual behaviour.