Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 14940
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cristellon , Cecilia.
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  • Title: La sposa in convento (Padova e Venezia 1455-1458) [Maddalena di Sicilia tried to end her union with Giorgio Zaccarotto by entering a monastery. The case over this marriage was heard by ecclesiastical judges in Padua and Venice. Giorgio based his claim to Maddalena on consummation. Maddalena blamed family pressure that made her lie about her being of sufficient age for sexual relations. Her plea was successful, and she remained a nun. (Additional documentation on CD-ROM accompanying the book). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Matrimoni in dubbio: unioni controverse e nozze clandestine in Italia dal XIV al XVIII secolo.  Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglioni.  Mulino, 2001.  Pages 123 - 148.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ages at Marriage Consent Maddalena di Sicilia, a Nun Who Contested Her Marriage to Giorgio Zaccarotto Marriage- Contested Monasticism Nuns Padua, Padua, Italy- Monastery of San Mattia, a House for Women Venice
  • Geographic Area: Italy
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8815086439
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