Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 10033
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Brasington , Bruce C.
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  • Title: Crusader, Castration, Canon Law: Ivo of Chartres' Letter 135 [the author considers the case of a former crusader who castrated a priest in a dispute over property; Ivo, though shocked by the horrific crime, showed mercy by allowing the knight to go to Rome and ask the pope to remove Ivo's penance; the appendix reproduces Ivo's letter in Latin].
  • Source: Catholic Historical Review 85, 3 (July 1999): Pages 367 - 382.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Canon Law Castration Creton, Raimbold, Knight, Crusader and Criminal Crime and Criminals Ivo, Bishop of Chartres- Letters Penance Punishment Revenge Violence
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: West Texas A & M University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English;Latin
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00088080