Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 12808
Title : Mars in Taurus at the Nativity of the Wife of Bath [The author investigates the Wife of Bath’s horoscope, and concludes she was predisposed to prostitution, basing this claim on a passage from Leopold of Austria’s astrological treatise, which states that if a woman is born under a feminine astrological sign, such as Taurus, and Mars is in that sign, she will become a prostitute. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Language Notes , 28., 1 ( 1990):  Pages 16
Year of Publication: 1990.