Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7868
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Korpiola , Mia.
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  • Title: Rethinking Incest and Heinous Sexual Crime: Changing Boundaries of Secular and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Late Medieval Sweden [The author argues that, like the rest of Europe, Sweden came to punish sexual crimes more severely over time, especially incest, bestiality, and homosexuality. Secular courts gradually took over responsibility for these crimes, although the church continued to receive a portion of the fines paid. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Boundaries of the Law: Geography, Gender, and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.  Edited by Anthony Musson.  Ashgate, 2005.  Pages 102 - 117.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bestiality Courts of Law Courts of Law, Ecclesiastical Incest Law Penance Sexual Deviation Sweden
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  • Geographic Area: Scandinavia
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Helsinki
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0754650901