Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4169
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Vacca , Diane Duyos.
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  • Title: Marriage and Morals in the Fourteenth Century: The Evidence of Bishop Hamo's Register [The author looks at cases from Bishop Hamo's register, 1317- 1352 in the area of Rochester. The cases concern marriage and sexual offenses, including adultery, priests' concubines, clandestine marriages (which one party often preferred to deny), and violations of betrothals. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
  • Source: English Historical Review 121, 491 (April 2006): Pages 467 - 486.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bishops Canon Law Courts of Law, Ecclesiastical Hamo de Hethe, Bishop of Rochester Marriage Marriage- Clandestine Morality Punishment Rochester, Kent, England Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Table: One table showing the number of ordinations from 1320-1350. There is a peak of over 300 ordinations following the plague.
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  • Author's Affiliation: Metropolitan Museum of Art
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  • Year of Publication: 2006.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00138266
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