Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2527
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McSheffrey , Shannon.
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  • Title: I Will Never Have None Ayenst My Faders Will: Consent and the Making of Marriage in the Late Medieval Diocese of London [depositions given before the diocese of London's consistory and commissary courts 1467-1476 and 1489-1497, give evidence of women's need for the permission of their families, employers, and friends in order to contract a marriage].
  • Source: Women, Marriage, and Family in Medieval Christendom: Essays in Memory of Michael M. Sheehan, C.S.B.  Edited by Constance M. Rousseau and Joel T. Rosenthal.  Western Michigan University, 1998.  Pages 153 - 174.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Consent Courts of Law, Ecclesiastical Family Gender Marriage
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: Shannon McSheffrey also examines the role of consent in late medieval marriages, asking how the radical notions of free choice promoted by the consensual theory of marriage" worked in fifteenth-century practice. (155) Using depositions from the diocese of
  • Primary Evidence: Legal Document; 1) London, Greater London Record Office MS DL/C/205, Consistory Court Deposition Book, 1467-1476.2) London, Guildhall Library, MS 9065, Commissary Court Deposition Book, 1489-1497.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Concordia University
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1879288656
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