Sex, law, and marriage in the Middle Ages

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StatementJames A. Brundage.
SeriesVariorum collected studies series ;, CS397, Collected studies ;, CS397.
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LC ClassificationsKJ985.S48 B785 1993
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Pagination1 v. (various pagings) ;
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Open LibraryOL1396748M
ISBN 100860783677
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Sex, Law and Marriage in the Middle Ages (Collected Studies, Cs). Carnal delight, marriage, concubinage, coital position, rape, impotence and frigidity as grounds for annulment, the status of women both within and outside of marriage, intermarriage between.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 volume (various pagings) ; 23 cm. Contents: Carnal delight: canonistic theories of sexuality --'Allas!That evere love was synne': sex and medieval canon law --'Better to marry law to burn?': the case of the vanishing dichotomy --Sexuality, marriage, and the reform of Christian society in the thought of Gregory VII --Sex and.

This monumental study of medieval law and sexual conduct explores the origin and develpment of the Christian church's sex law and the systems of belief upon which that law rested.5/5(2). Like specialists in other fields in humanities and social sciences, medievalists have begun to investigate and write about sex and related topics such as courtship, concubinage, divorce, marriage, 4/5(1).

This is a study of marriage litigation (with some Sex to sexual offenses) in the archiepiscopal court of York (–) and the episcopal courts of Ely (–), Paris (–), Cambrai (–), and Brussels (–).

All these courts were, for the most part, correctly applying the late medieval canon law of marriage, but statistical analysis of the cases and. Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages: A Sourcebook | McCarthy Conor | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. The regulation of marriage and divorce as we know it today, together with the outlawing of bigamy and polygamy and the imposition of criminal sanctions on such activities as sodomy, fellatio, cunnilingus, and bestiality, are Sex based in large measure upon ideas and beliefs about sexual morality that became law in Christian Europe in the Middle Reviews: 5.

Love, sex, marriage, and family have been constants in the human experience, but that is not to say that these institutions have remained unchanged. This rich collection of engaging texts from the Middle Ages shows how these human relations are full of contradictions.

Marriage was the only acceptable place for sex in the medieval period, and as a result Christians were allowed to marry from puberty onwards, generally seen at the time as age 12 for women and 14 for men. Parental consent was not required. An indispensable sourcebook for all students and teachers of medieval history, literature and culture, Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages contains a wide breadth of material showing the diverse and sometimes disparate approaches to love, sex and marriage in medieval culture, brilliantly illustrating contemporary attitudes and ideologies.3/5(1).

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It's an exploratory piece of work which cites plenty of research including court texts, religious writings, letters, and more to cover all aspects of love in the middle ages.4/4(5). "Love, Sex, and Marriage in the Middle Ages" delves deep into the social stigma, religious views, diseases, and all the rest.

It's an exploratory piece of work which cites plenty of research including court texts, religious writings, letters, and more to cover all aspects of love in the middle s: 3.

The scope of sexuality for a married woman during the Middle Ages was broader than that of an unmarried woman. While there are many reasons for this, an important one is that the Church only acknowledged the potential for a sexual identity in a woman partaking in.

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In Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages, acclaimed historians Frances and Joseph Gies trace the development of marriage and the family from the medieval era to early modern times. It describes how the Roman and barbarian cultural streams merged under the influence of the Christian church to forge new concepts, customs, laws, and s: Love, Sex and Marriage in the Middle Ages by McCarthy, Conor [Editor] and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Love Sex & Marriage in the Middle Ages - AbeBooks.

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We Recommend. In the early Middle Ages, marriage was not as regularized as it later became. What we would term "common-law" marriages were quite popular, and as legal as a church marriage.

William the Conqueror (aka William the Bastard--not a pejorative term at that point) was an illegitimate son, but nonetheless inherited the Duchy of Normandy. By the end of the Middle Ages, most of the Catholic churchmen and states accepted and lived with the belief that sexual behavior was, according to Natural Law aimed at procreation, considering purely sterile sexual acts, i.e.

oral and anal sex, as well as masturbation, r homosexual acts held a special place as crimes against Natural Law. mechanics of the book, its organi­ zation and presentation, work well. As promised, the variety of materials offers a complex view of love, sex, and marriage in the Middle Ages.

McCarthy inten­ tionally included material on the controversy over what constituted marriage and the problems created by the Church'seventual position. Love Sex & Marriage in the Middle Ages book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First published in Routledge is an imprint of /5(1).

Marriage in the Middle Ages, there were two stages in marriage in the middle ages in Western Europe. These included the Betrothal and the wedding.

The betrothal was more festival than the wedding was. Betrothals were early marriage contracts drawn between families on behalf of their children, who were fated to get married to each other.

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Michael, M. Sheehan, “Choice of Marriage Partner in the Middle Ages: The Development and Mode of Application of a Theory of Marriage,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History, n.s. 1 () 3–33; in id., Marriage, Family, and Law, 87–The Gies know how to write a history book for the non-historian, without seeming shallow.

"Marriage and Family in the Middle Ages" aprsies readers of the major workings and much minutae of family life in the middle ages, and does not shy away from comparing peasant life to noble life/5(24).In Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages, acclaimed historians Frances and Joseph Gies trace the development of marriage and the family from the medieval era to early modern times.

It describes how the Roman and barbarian cultural streams merged under the influence of the Christian church to forge new concepts, customs, laws, and practices.