Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 18340
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ferrante , Lucia.
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  • Title: Consensus concubinarius: un'invenzione giuridica per il principe [Ecclesiastical concepts of marriage as consensual and a sacrament coexisted in practice during the Middle Ages with a less formal union, concubinage. Servants frequently served as concubines of their employers. Lawyers had to deal with the nebulous status of the concubine and with that of her children too. In later centuries, a greater emphasis on matrimony led to the identification of concubinage with prostitution. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Trasgressioni: Seduzione, concubinato, adulterio, bigamia (XIV-XVIII secolo).  Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglini.  Il Mulino, 2004.  Pages 107 - 132.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bernardino da Siena, Theologian and Saint Concubines Illegitimacy Law Marriage Servants
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12- 13- 14- 15- 16- 17
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: Italian
  • ISSN/ISBN: 8815090452
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