Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13014
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hanawalt , Barbara A.
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  • Title: Whose Story Was This? Rape Narratives in Medieval English Courts [the author argues that for female victims, rape prosecutions were seldom successful and often resulted in fines and imprisonment for the rape victim; Hanawalt examines in detail the case of eleven-year-old Joan who allegedly was raped by a merchant from Bordeaux].
  • Source: Of Good and Ill Repute: Gender and Social Control in Medieval England.Barbara A. Hanawalt.  Oxford University Press, 1998.  Pages 124 - 141.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Courts of Law Girls Joan, Daughter of Eustace le Seler Law Rape
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0195109481