Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7579
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Nors , Thyra.
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  • Title: Illegitimate Children and Their High-Born Mothers: Changes in the Perception of Legitimacy in Mediaeval Denmark [distinctions made between children born from arranged concubinage, secret liaisons, and relations between freemen and bondswomen; the Church censured illegitimacy, causing a steep decline in status].
  • Source: Scandinavian Journal of History 21, 1 ( 1996): Pages 17 - 37.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Children Concubines Denmark Illegitimacy Inheritance Law Marriage Social Class Social History
  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03468755
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