Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9335
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sheehan , Michael M.
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  • Title: Maritalis Affectio Revisited [Examining confessors’ handbooks, liturgical books, and sermons, the author argues that in the Middle Ages, “marital affection” referred to both legal consent and the emotional makeup of a relationship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.  Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector.  State University of New York Press, 1991.  Pages 32 - 43.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Canon Law Marital Affection Marriage
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12-13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Toronto
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0791404390