Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 39946
Author(s): Sourdel, Dominique, , Janine Sourdel-Thomine, and Jean-Michel Mouton
Contributor(s):
Title : Mariage et séparation à Damas au Moyen Âge
Source: Mariage et séparation à Damas au Moyen Âge: Un corpus de 62 documents juridiques inédits entre 337/948 et 698/1299.   Edited by Jean-Michel Mouton, Dominique Sourdel and Janine Sourdel-Thomine .   Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres, 2013.  Pages 69 - 243.
Year of Publication: 2013.

2. Record Number: 28347
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Eric James, translator
Title : Agnes, who was the wife of Adam the son of Robert, claims against Waleran de Muncy… [Item 300 from the hundred of Blything concerns Agnes who pleads on her own behalf because her husband has been outlawed. She recovers land because it was part of her marriage portion (“maritagium”). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 53 - 53.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 28348
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Eric James, translator
Title : The prior of Holy Trinity of Ipswich was summoned to answer Alice Biccernut… [Item 651 from Ipswich concerns a suit brought by Alice Biccernut against the prior of Holy Trinity over a land dispute. The court found in the prior’s favor and charged Alice a fine which was “pardoned for the queen” (identified as Eleanor of Provence, wife of Henry III, by Eric Gallagher). Title note supplied by Feminae.)
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 133 - 134.
Year of Publication: 2009.

4. Record Number: 28349
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Eric James, translator
Title : The prioress of Campsey [Ash] presented herself… [Item 903 from the hundred of Blything concerns the women’s monastery of Campsey in Suffolk. The prioress entered a plea asking that William the Fleming discharge her from services and customs on the tenement she held from him. The services were demanded by the earl of Norfolk. For other cases involving the priory of Campsey see items 557 and 932. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 188 - 188.
Year of Publication: 2009.

5. Record Number: 28350
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Eric James, translator
Title : Adam Bulloc and Margery his wife claim against Matilda who was the wife of Adam… [Item 1006 from Ely concerns the woman Matilda whose claim to land was challenged by Adam and Margery Bulloc from whom Matilda’s husband had held the acres in villeinage. Matilda as a widow responded that she had wardship over her son John who was underage. The couple would need to wait until John was an adult before suing him for the land. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 208 - 208.
Year of Publication: 2009.

6. Record Number: 28351
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Gallagher, Eric James, translator
Title : Geoffrey de Say and Alina his wife claim against Alexander de Vallibus the advowson of the church of Cringlefor… [Item 153 from Cattishall is the first of several pleas in which Alina tried to recover her dower from a previous marriage to Hubert de Vallibus. See related items 475, 526, 727, and 1038. In these cases Alina did not recover any land, but Eric Gallagher cites evidence from the “Curia Regis” rolls that Alina and Geoffrey did win one plea eventually (p. xliii). Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Civil Pleas of the Suffolk Eyre of 1240.   Edited by Eric James Gallagher Suffolk Records Society, 52.   Boydell Press , 2009.  Pages 21 - 21.
Year of Publication: 2009.

7. Record Number: 20013
Author(s): Vacca, Diane Duyos.
Contributor(s):
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.
Year of Publication: 2006.

8. Record Number: 13629
Author(s): Butler, Sara M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Maintenance Agreements and Male Responsibility in Late Medieval England [The author examines cases brought by separated wives asking for support before both royal and ecclesiastical courts. Although there was no one single pattern for alimony, courts generally sought equity in the couples' financial arrangements. However, the courts had difficulty forcing angry or estranged husbands to pay the decreed amounts to their wives. 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. English Historical Review , 121., 491 (April 2006):  Pages 67 - 83.
Year of Publication: 2005.

9. Record Number: 15314
Author(s): Butler, Sara M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Abortion by Assault: Violence against Pregnant Women in Thirteenth and Fourteenth- Century England
Source: Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 9 - 31.
Year of Publication: 2005.

10. Record Number: 14143
Author(s): Pederson, Frederik.
Contributor(s):
Title : Counsel and Consent : Preparing for Marriage Litigation according to the Fourteenth- Century York Cause Papers [The author presents evidence from eight cases appearing in the York cause papers. In all of these instances the woman and man with the support of their families and friends tried a variety of informal meetings and tribunals to establish the facts and, if
Source: The Medieval Marriage Scene: Prudence, Passion, Policy.   Edited by Sherry Roush and Cristelle L. Baskins .   Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 147 - 168.
Year of Publication: 2005.

11. Record Number: 12506
Author(s): Lansing, Carol.
Contributor(s):
Title : Donna con Donna?: A 1295 Inquest into Female Sodomy [The author presents a case in Bologna in which a woman was accused of sodomy with other women. Testimony by one witness is also preserved, suggesting that he was not scandalized to hear that a woman was attracted to another woman. The appendix presents Latin texts of the initial notification to the court and the deposition of the witness Ugolino Martini. Lansing suggests that the accuser, Guilelmo, pursued Guericia in court and most probably forced her to flee Bologna. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe.   Edited by Philip M. Soergel Studies in medieval and renaissance history, 3rd ser., 2.   AMS Press, 2005. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 109 - 122. Also part of the series: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History Third Series 2 (Old Series 27, New Series 17) (2005). Sexuality and Culture in Medieval and Renaissance Europe
Year of Publication: 2005.

12. Record Number: 13630
Author(s): Musson, Anthony.
Contributor(s):
Title : Crossing Boundaries: Attitudes to Rape in Late Medieval England [The author argues that many recent researchers have misinterpreted documents about rape because they do not have a full understanding of the legal system. Musson cites cases in royal, ecclesiastical and civic courts in which rape apparently was not actually involved. For example, a jury gave a very brief sentence perhaps in order to control behavior like extramarital sex. 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. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 84 - 101.
Year of Publication: 2005.

13. Record Number: 13631
Author(s): Korpiola, Mia.
Contributor(s):
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. Journal of Women's History , 17., 4 ( 2005):  Pages 102 - 117.
Year of Publication: 2005.

14. Record Number: 16588
Author(s): McSheffrey, Shannon.
Contributor(s):
Title : Place, Space, and Situation: Public and Private in the Making of Marriage in Late Medieval London [The author argues that marriage in fourteenth century London was a process that moved through a series of well-recognized steps with increasing publicity. Situations that we moderns would characterize as private (e.g. exchange of consent in the bride's h
Source: Speculum , 79., 4 (October 2004):  Pages 960 - 990.
Year of Publication: 2004.

15. Record Number: 14752
Author(s): Goldy, Charlotte Newman.
Contributor(s):
Title : The shiftiness of a woman: Narratizing the Anstey Case [The author examines documents surrounding an inheritance case that hinged on the legitimacy of a disputed marriage. From the court case reported by John of Salisbury, Goldy reconstructs the daughter Mabel's efforts to right the wrongs done to her mother. At the same time John of Salisbury leaves hints that the report of the father's deathbed remorse for abandoning Mabel's mother in favor of his previous bethrothed should not be trusted. After five years of litigation, church courts found in favor of the father's nephew and declared Mabel illegitimate. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques , 30., 1 (Spring 2004):  Pages 89 - 107.
Year of Publication: 2004.

16. Record Number: 10878
Author(s): Naessens, Mariann.
Contributor(s):
Title : Judicial Authorities' Views of Women's Roles in Late Medieval Flanders [The author examines court records concerning various sexual crimes including adultery, brothel keeping, and cross dressing. The judges appear to be most concerned with men's honor as preserved through women's fidelity and subordination. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Texture of Society: Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries.   Edited by Ellen E. Kittell and Mary A. Suydam .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques , 30., 1 (Spring 2004):  Pages 51 - 77.
Year of Publication: 2004.

17. Record Number: 14093
Author(s): Goldberg, P. J. P.
Contributor(s):
Title : Migration, Youth, and Gender in Later Medieval England [The author looks at English records from church courts and from taxation. He concludes that most migrants were young and travelled relatively short distances. In addition, women were more likely to move away from home than men. Goldberg adds that, while migration was a lifecycle phase for many young people, some individuals because of poverty were obligated to remain migrant servants or laborers all their lives. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Youth in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. J. P. Goldberg and Felicity Riddy .   York Medieval Press in association with the Boydell Press, 2004. Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques , 30., 1 (Spring 2004):  Pages 85 - 99.
Year of Publication: 2004.

18. Record Number: 9515
Author(s): Bennett, Judith M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Writing Fornication: Medieval Leyrwite and Its Historians (Read 4 July 2002) [In the Appendix the author lists the printed editions of primary sources that she consulted. She also includes brief comments on the situation for south-western England (Devon and Cornwall), since leyrwite was exceptionally high in Cornwall.].
Source: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth Series , 13., ( 2003):  Pages 131 - 162.
Year of Publication: 2003.

19. Record Number: 8501
Author(s): Lansing, Carol.
Contributor(s):
Title : Concubines, Lovers, Prostitutes: Infamy and Female Identity in Medieval Bologna [The author analyzes secular law court records both for the attitudes of poor men and women toward the informal living arrangements which some couples maintained and for the attitudes of the elite and of judges. The author argues that it was the intention of those with power to reinforce behavior norms for "honest" women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Beyond Florence: The Contours of Medieval and Early Modern Italy.   Edited by Paula Findlen, Michelle M. Fontaine, and Duane J. Osheim .   Stanford University Press, 2003. Historical Reflections/ Reflexions historiques , 30., 1 (Spring 2004):  Pages 85
Year of Publication: 2003.

20. Record Number: 10640
Author(s): Tarbin, Stephanie.
Contributor(s):
Title : Moral Regulation and Civic Identity in London, 1400-1530
Source: Our Medieval Heritage: Essays in Honour of John Tillotson for His 60th Birthday.   Edited by Linda Rasmussen, Valerie Spear, and Dianne Tillotson .   Merton Priory Press, 2002.  Pages 126 - 136.
Year of Publication: 2002.

21. Record Number: 8487
Author(s): Cotsonis, John.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Virgin and Justinian on Seals of the "Ekklesiekdikoi" of Hagia Sophia [The author explores the various meanings carried by the seals made for the clerical tribunal from Hagia Sophia, which present the standing figures of the Virgin and the Emperor Justinian, holding between them a model of the church Hagia Sophia. The church building in part signifies a place of mercy and refuge. Justinian was not only the builder of the church but also the patron of the clerical tribunal. The Virgin was the most powerful intermediary and an object of hope for the penitent and those in trouble. The clerics from the tribunal turned to the Virgin Mary and Justinian for help in coming to just and merciful decisions. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 56 (2002): 41-55. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

22. Record Number: 8805
Author(s): Lansing, Carol.
Contributor(s):
Title : Girls in Trouble in Late Medieval Bologna [The author draws evidence of teenaged girls from thirteenth century legal testimony. These cases involved concubines, kidnappings, pregnancies, and neglected girls without marriage prospects. Though the court tended to view these girls as victims, some evidence suggests they were frequently independent and even rebellious. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Premodern Teenager: Youth in Society, 1150-1650.   Edited by Konrad Eisenbichler .   Publications of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Essays and Studies, 1. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2002.  Pages 293 - 309.
Year of Publication: 2002.

23. Record Number: 8075
Author(s): Maddern, Philippa.
Contributor(s):
Title : Interpreting Silence: Domestic Violence in the King's Courts in East Anglia, 1422-1442 [The author argues that domestic violence in medieval households was sanctioned when husbands were disciplining their wives, children, or servants. However, subordinates who rebelled were severely punished as were husbands who killed members of their household. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 31 - 56.
Year of Publication: 2002.

24. Record Number: 8729
Author(s): Tringham, Nigel J.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Parochial Visitation of Tarvin (Cheshire) in 1317 [The author analyzes the visitation records from the parish of Tarvin. A church official held court for three days, judging the behavior of clergy and lay people. Many of the charges involved sexual misconduct, with the vicar accused of relations with nine women in the village. The article concludes with an English translation of the Latin visitation texts. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Northern History , 38., 2 (September 2001):  Pages 197 - 220.
Year of Publication: 2001.

25. Record Number: 6434
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Sin, Crime, and the Pleasures of the Flesh: The Medieval Church Judges Sexual Offences [The author provides a brief overview of the issues involved in the medieval church's efforts to enforce rules about sexual behavior].
Source: The Medieval World.   Edited by Peter Linehan and Janet L. Nelson .   Routledge, 2001.  Pages 294 - 307.
Year of Publication: 2001.

26. Record Number: 6188
Author(s): Federico, Sylvia.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Imaginary Society: Women in 1381 [the author argues that historians have not recognized that women figured both as rebels and victims in the Rising of June 1381; the author uses a variety of primary sources including a pardon roll, evidence from the Court of Common Pleas and special royal commissions, and literary works by Chaucer and Gower as well as Knighton's "Chronicle" and Walsingham's "Historia Anglicana"].
Source: Journal of British Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 40, 2 (April 2001): 159-183 Link Info
Year of Publication: 2001.

27. Record Number: 6747
Author(s): Chojnacki, Stanley.
Contributor(s):
Title : Getting Back the Dowry: Venice, c. 1360-1530 [the author explores the dowry system for the elite in Venice; he is particularly interested in the relationships within natal and marital families both in terms of widows seeking dowry restitution and for husbands-to-be seeking ways to guarantee their brides' dowries; in both cases the dowry system made women active and vital participants in familial networks].
Source: Time, Space, and Women's Lives in Early Modern Europe.   Edited by Anne Jackson Schutte, Thomas Kuehn, and Silvana Seidel Menchi Sixteenth Century Essays and Studies, 57.   Truman State University Press, 2001.  Pages 77 - 96. Republished as Getting Back the Dowry. By Stanley Chojnacki. Women and Men in Renaissance Venice: Twelve Essays on Patrician Society. Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. Pages 95-111.
Year of Publication: 2001.

28. Record Number: 4808
Author(s): Menuge, No‘l James.
Contributor(s):
Title : Reading Constructed Narratives: An Orphaned Medieval Heiress and the Legal Case as Literature [The author argues that both the coerced heiress and her rejected husband construct narrative cases (found in the York cause papers); but the woman has a stronger witness, and makes shrewd, strategic decisions].
Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.   Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley Johnson Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts .   Brepols, 2000. Speculum , 75., 2 (April 2000):  Pages 115 - 129.
Year of Publication: 2000.

29. Record Number: 4547
Author(s): Kelly, Henry Ansgar.
Contributor(s):
Title : Bishop, Prioress, and Bawd in the Stews of Southwark [the author explores the financial and legal relationships among the Bishop of Winchester, the nuns of Stratford, and the proprietors of houses of prostitution in Southwark; in the Appendix the author provides translations from four relevant documents or series of documents: The will of Richard Bronde, London, 1500; Overdue rents from Southwark, Winchester Diocese Pipe Roll, 1503-1504; Mentions of stewhouses in the court roll of the bishop of Winchester's manor, October 13, 1505 - September 21, 1506; Houses in the liberty of the bishop of Winchester in Southwark at which suspect persons were found, July 17, 1519].
Source: Speculum , 75., 2 (April 2000):  Pages 342 - 388.
Year of Publication: 2000.

30. Record Number: 4470
Author(s): Hawkes, Emma.
Contributor(s):
Title : [S]he Will...Protect and Defend Her Rights Boldly by Law and Reason...: Women's Knowledge of Common Law and Equity Courts in Late-Medieval England [The author argues that though women did not participate in court cases in large numbers, some gentry women directed legal cases behind th scenes, showing a good grasp of the law].
Source: Medieval Women and the Law.   Edited by Noël James Menuge .   Boydell Press, 2000. Speculum , 75., 2 (April 2000):  Pages 145 - 161.
Year of Publication: 2000.

31. Record Number: 4465
Author(s): Beattie, Cordelia.
Contributor(s):
Title : A Room of One's Own? The Legal Evidence for the Residential Arrangements of Women Without Husbands in Late Fourteenth- and Early Fifteenth-Century York
Source: Medieval Women and the Law.   Edited by Noël James Menuge .   Boydell Press, 2000. Speculum , 75., 2 (April 2000):  Pages 41 - 56.
Year of Publication: 2000.

32. Record Number: 4236
Author(s): Nicholson, H. J.
Contributor(s):
Title : Margaret de Lacy and the Hospital of St. John at Aconbury, Herefordshire [The author examines Magaret de Lacy's successful effort to oust the Hospitallers from the priory that she had founded for women].
Source:   Edited by Anthony Luttrell and Helen J. Nicholson Journal of Ecclesiastical History , 50., 4 (October 1999):  Pages 629 - 651. Later version published in Hospitaller Women in the Middle Ages. Edited by Anthony Luttrell and Helen J. Nicholson. Ashgate, 2006. Pages 153-178
Year of Publication: 1999.

33. Record Number: 3672
Author(s): McSheffrey, Shannon.
Contributor(s):
Title : Men and Masculinity in Late Medieval London Civic Culture: Governance, Patriarchy, and Reputation [The author argues that both women and men were judged to be disorderly and misgoverned when they misbehaved sexually].
Source: Conflicted Identities and Multiple Masculinities: Men in the Medieval West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray .   Garland Medieval Casebooks, volume 25. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, volume 2078. Garland Publishing, 1999. Speculum , 75., 2 (April 2000):  Pages 243 - 278.
Year of Publication: 1999.

34. Record Number: 3506
Author(s): Kerr, Margaret H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Husband and Wife in Criminal Proceedings in Medieval England [a wife's rights were severely restricted in criminal procedures and she was subject to her husband's guardianship; she generally only began a criminal procecution for rape or causing a miscarriage; if husband and wife together committed a crime, the husband was generally held responsible; appendices include "A Note on Rape," "A Note on Wives' Unconventional Appeals," and "Primary Sources"].
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 211 - 251.
Year of Publication: 1998.

35. Record Number: 3666
Author(s): Guzzetti, Linda.
Contributor(s):
Title : Separations and Separated Couples in Fourteenth-Century Venice [The author studies the cases of sixteen couples; the appendix includes the sources and amounts of dowry and maintenance for each case].
Source: Marriage in Italy, 1300-1650.   Edited by Trevor Dean and K. J. P. Lowe .   Cambridge University Press, 1998.  Pages 249 - 274.
Year of Publication: 1998.

36. Record Number: 4340
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Juridical Space: Female Witnesses in Canon Law
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 52 (1998): 147-156. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

37. Record Number: 4408
Author(s): Hanawalt, Barbara A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Whose Story Was This? Rape Narratives in Medieval English Courts [the author argues that for female victims, rape prosecutions were seldom successful and often resulted in fines and imprisonment for the rape victim; Hanawalt examines in detail the case of eleven-year-old Joan who allegedly was raped by a merchant from Bordeaux].
Source: Of Good and Ill Repute: Gender and Social Control in Medieval England. Barbara A. Hanawalt .   Oxford University Press, 1998.  Pages 124 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1998.

38. Record Number: 4339
Author(s): Beaucamp, Joëlle
Contributor(s):
Title : Les Femmes et l'espace public à Byzance: Le cas des tribunaux
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 52 (1998): 129-145. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

39. Record Number: 3504
Author(s): McSheffrey, Shannon.
Contributor(s):
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.
Year of Publication: 1998.

40. Record Number: 3661
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Fathers and Daughters: Marriage Laws and Marriage Disputes in Bologna and Italy, 1200-1500 [The author analyzes criminal law and court cases involving adultery, bigamy, rape and clandestine marriages, concluding with case studies from Bologna].
Source: Marriage in Italy, 1300-1650.   Edited by Trevor Dean and K. J. P. Lowe .   Cambridge University Press, 1998.  Pages 85 - 106.
Year of Publication: 1998.

41. Record Number: 3505
Author(s): Pedersen, Frederik.
Contributor(s):
Title : Maritalis Affectio: Marital Affection and Property in Fourteenth-Century York Cause Papers [marital affection is an elusive concept; in Roman law it meant the quality of will necessary for both the establishment of a legally valid marriage and for the transfer of property; in the Middle Ages it developed into a phrase that meant the internal psychological quality of 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 175 - 209.
Year of Publication: 1998.

42. Record Number: 4744
Author(s): Kelly, Henry Ansgar.
Contributor(s):
Title : Meanings and Uses of "Raptus" in Chaucer's Time [the Appendix presents twelve Latin legal texts with English translations from the Public Record Office that the author discusses in his article].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 20., ( 1998):  Pages 101 - 165. Later published in Inquisitions and Other Trial Procedures in the Medieval West. Ashgate Variorum, 2001
Year of Publication: 1998.

43. Record Number: 2900
Author(s): Helmholz, R.H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Harboring Sexual Offenders: Ecclesiastical Courts and Controlling Misbehavior [prosecution of those who knowingly allow illicit sex to take place in their houses].
Source: Journal of British Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 37, 3 (July 1998): 258-268 Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

44. Record Number: 3508
Author(s): Haskett, Timothy S.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Curteys Women in Chancery: The Legacy of Henry and Rye Brown [the author examines two wills from a husband and a wife along with a Chancery bill from five female relatives of the husband who ask for help in obtaining some property wrongly appropriated by the husband's executor; appendices include the requests and directions of Henry Browne and Rye Browne, and an edition of the Chancery bill from the Curteys women].
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 349 - 398.
Year of Publication: 1998.

45. Record Number: 2747
Author(s): Pedersen, Frederik.
Contributor(s):
Title : The York Cause Papers: A Reply to Jeremy Goldberg [reply by Frederik Pedersen to P.J.P. Goldberg's critique of Pedersen's earlier article on the York cause papers; he continues to argue that the data from the cause papers must be interpreted with great care].
Source: Continuity and Change , 12., 3 (December 1997):  Pages 447 - 455.
Year of Publication: 1997.

46. Record Number: 1934
Author(s): Lansing, Carol.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gender and Civic Authority: Sexual Control in a Medieval Italian Town
Source: Journal of Social History , 31., 1 (Fall 1997):  Pages 33 - 59.
Year of Publication: 1997.

47. Record Number: 2318
Author(s): Puff, Helmut.
Contributor(s):
Title : Localizing Sodomy: the "Priest and Sodomite" in Pre-Reformation Germany and Switzerland [case studies of two priests accused of sodomy; conflict ensued between secular authorities who favored public, harsh punishments and Church authorities who were more lenient and wanted the cases kept secret].
Source: Journal of the History of Sexuality , 8., 2 (October 1997):  Pages 165 - 195.
Year of Publication: 1997.

48. Record Number: 408
Author(s): Fadel, Mohammad.
Contributor(s):
Title : Two Women, One Man : Knowledge, Power, and Gender in Medieval Sunni Legal Thought [analysis of women's varied roles in the "production, reproduction, and application" of law as reflected both in exegesis and jurisprudence].
Source: International Journal of Middle East Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 29, 2 (May 1997): 185-204. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

49. Record Number: 2746
Author(s): Goldberg, P.J.P.
Contributor(s):
Title : Debate: Fiction in the Archive: the York Cause Papers as a Source for Later Medieval Social History [Goldberg critiques Frederik Pedersen's recent article "Demography in the Archives: Social and Geographical Gactors in fourteenth-century York Cause Paper Marriage Litigation;" he argues against Pedersen's social groupings of litigants and witnesses as well as for the significance and value of the demographic and social evidence contained in the York cause papers].
Source: Continuity and Change , 12., 3 (December 1997):  Pages 425 - 445.
Year of Publication: 1997.

50. Record Number: 892
Author(s): Finch, A.J.
Contributor(s):
Title : Sexual Relations and Marriage in Later Medieval Normandy [ecclesiastical courts regulated courtship and sexual relationships, imposing marriage or fines on couples found guilty of fornication, cohabitation, or where the woman was judged a concubine].
Source: Journal of Ecclesiastical History , 47., 2 (Apr. 1996):  Pages 236 - 256.
Year of Publication: 1996.

51. Record Number: 1088
Author(s): Finch, Andrew.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Disciplining of the Laity in Late Medieval Normandy [counters Muchembled's argument that late medieval Church authorities exercised little control over lay behavior; the Cerisy register shows a determined effort to regulate sexual and marital behavior].
Source: French History , 10., 2 (June 1996):  Pages 163 - 181.
Year of Publication: 1996.

52. Record Number: 1620
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Playing by the Rules: Sexual behaviour and Legal Norms in Medieval Europe [ways in which ecclesiastical courts judged and punished sexual crimes].
Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler .   University of Toronto Press, 1996. Continuity and Change , 12., 3 (December 1997):  Pages 23 - 41.
Year of Publication: 1996.

53. Record Number: 705
Author(s): Gilmour- Bryson, Anne.
Contributor(s):
Title : Sodomy and the Knights Templar [examines the testimony of Templars recorded during Inquisition trials].
Source: Journal of the History of Sexuality , 7., 2 (Oct. 1996):  Pages 151 - 183.
Year of Publication: 1996.

54. Record Number: 2433
Author(s): Skinner, Patricia.
Contributor(s):
Title : Disputes and Disparity: Women at Court in Medieval Southern Italy [differences in women's access to justice in Byzantine southern Italy and the Lombard areas; the author suggests that some women turned their legal limitations to their own advantage].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 85 - 105.
Year of Publication: 1996.

55. Record Number: 6754
Author(s): Hurst, Peter W.
Contributor(s):
Title : On the Interplay of Learned and Popular Elements in the "De Phyllide et Flora" (Carm. Bur. 92) [the author examines the Latin debate poem between Phyllis and Flora who argue the merits of the priest versus the knight as lovers; the poem has a number of folklore elements including the Fairy Rade or wild hunt and the other world; the poem also has learned borrowings from the "De nuptiis" of Martianus Capella and references to the intellectual concerns of the day].
Source: Mittellateinisches Jahrbuch , 30., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 47 - 59.
Year of Publication: 1995.

56. Record Number: 195
Author(s): Poos, L. R.
Contributor(s):
Title : Sex, Lies, and the Church Courts of Pre-Reformation England [gender in defamation cases].
Source: Journal of Interdisciplinary History (Full Text via JSTOR) 25, 4 (Spring 1995): 585-607. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1995.

57. Record Number: 1086
Author(s): Meek, Christine.
Contributor(s):
Title : Women, the Church, and the Law: Matrimonial Litigation in Lucca Under Bishop Nicolao Guinigi (1394-1435)
Source: Chattel, Servant, or Citizen: Women's Status in Church, State, and Society.   Edited by Mary O' Dowd and Sabine Wichert .   Historical Studies 19. Papers Read Before the XXIst Irish Conference of Historians, Held at Queen's University of Belfast, 27-30 May 1993. Institute of Irish Studies, The Queen's University of Belfast, 1995.  Pages 82 - 90.
Year of Publication: 1995.

58. Record Number: 1009
Author(s): Falcón-Pérez, Maria Isabel.
Contributor(s):
Title : Le marriage en Aragon au XVe siècle [examines ecclesiastical court documents from Zaragoza in which marriages are contested by one spouse or the family of a spouse].
Source: La Femme dans l' histoire et la société méridionales (IXe-XIXe S.): Actes du 66e congrés. .   Fédération historique du Languedoc méditerranéen et du Roussillon, 1995.  Pages 151 - 186.
Year of Publication: 1995.

59. Record Number: 512
Author(s): Pedersen, Frederik.
Contributor(s):
Title : Demography in the Archives: Social and Geographical Factors in Fourteenth- Century York Cause Paper Marriage Litigation
Source: Continuity and Change , 10., 3 (Dec. 1995):  Pages 405 - 436.
Year of Publication: 1995.

60. Record Number: 449
Author(s): Shklar, Ruth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Cobham's Daughter: "The Book of Margery Kempe" and the Power of Heterodox Thinking
Source: MLQ: Modern Language Quarterly , 56., 3 (Sept. 1995):  Pages 277 - 304.
Year of Publication: 1995.

61. Record Number: 2058
Author(s): Pedersen, Frederik.
Contributor(s):
Title : Did the Medieval Laity Know the Canon Law Rules On Marriage? Some Evidence from Fourteenth-Century York Cause papers [analysis based on thirteen cases of disputed marriage in the York cause papers].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 56., ( 1994):  Pages 111 - 152.
Year of Publication: 1994.

62. Record Number: 2718
Author(s): Sabaté, Flocel.
Contributor(s):
Title : Femmes et violence dans la Catalogne du XIVe siècle
Source: Annales du Midi , 106., 207 (juillet-septembre 1994):  Pages 277 - 316.
Year of Publication: 1994.

63. Record Number: 8540
Author(s): Jornet, Núria.
Contributor(s):
Title : La femme agressée et agresseur. Une analyse des procès criminels civils catalans du XIVe siècle
Source: La Femme pendant le Moyen Âge et l'époque moderne. Actes des Sixiémes Journées Anthropologiques de Valbonne 9-10-11 juin 1992.   Edited by Luc Buchet Dossier de Documentation Archéologique, 17.   CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre de Recherches Archéologiques) Éditions, 1994. Annales du Midi , 106., 207 (juillet-septembre 1994):  Pages 221 - 229.
Year of Publication: 1994.

64. Record Number: 24350
Author(s): Laughton, Jane.
Contributor(s):
Title : Women in Court: Some Evidence from Fifteenth-Century Chester [The author analyzes records from two Chester courts, the Portmote headed by the mayor and the Pentice presided over by the two city sheriffs. Analysis of Pentice rolls for 1431-32, 1459-60, and 1489-90 show women involved in 21% of cases. For both courts, women appear in a variety of roles including plaintiffs, pledges, traders and producers (many of them legally independent as "femmes soles"), debtors, thieves, and brawlers. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Harlaxton Medieval Studies , 4., ( 1994):  Pages 89 - 99. Issue title: England in the Fifteenth Century: Proceedings of the 1992 Harlaxton Symposium
Year of Publication: 1994.

65. Record Number: 1306
Author(s): Finch, Andrew John.
Contributor(s):
Title : Sexual Morality and Canon Law: The Evidence of the Rochester Consistory Court [the Church court imposed public penance, including public beatings, for fornication, adultery, and incest].
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 20., 3 (September 1994):  Pages 261 - 275.
Year of Publication: 1994.

66. Record Number: 1978
Author(s): Goldberg, Jeremy.
Contributor(s):
Title : Women in Later Medieval English Archives [overview of the various kinds of original records available for the study of women in the subject areas of work, law, lifecycle, and religious devotion].
Source: Journal of the Society of Archivists , 15., 1 (Spring 1994):  Pages 59 - 71.
Year of Publication: 1994.

67. Record Number: 5835
Author(s): Everard, Judith.
Contributor(s):
Title : Public Authority and Private Rights: Women in the English Royal Court of Justice, 1196- 1250 [the author argues that women rarely, and in the majority of categories never, served in the various roles needed for the royal courts of law (judges, juries, sheriffs, knights of the shire, sureties, essoiners {who presented a party's excuse for not attending the court}, attorneys, and witnesses); women were on occasion litigants, in some cases attorneys (when male family members could not serve), and provided expert testimony concerning pregnancy, rape, and other matters deemed to be women's areas of special expertise].
Source: Sexuality and Gender in History: Selected Essays.   Edited by Penelope Hetherington and Philippa Maddern .   Centre for Western Australian History, University of Western Australia, 1993. Harlaxton Medieval Studies , 4., ( 1994):  Pages 123 - 143.
Year of Publication: 1993.

68. Record Number: 8581
Author(s): Miskimin, Harry A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Widows Not So Merry: Women and the Courts in Late Medieval France [The essay considers the practice of widows standing before the law courts to establish their economic and inheritance rights. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Continuity and Change , 7., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 207 - 219.
Year of Publication: 1992.

69. Record Number: 10376
Author(s): Curnow, Maureen Cheney.
Contributor(s):
Title : La Pioche d’Inquisition: Legal-Judicial Content and Style in Christine de Pizan’s "Livre de la Cite des Dames" [During her early years as a writer, Christine had extensive experience with royal law courts and legal proceedings both in her own life and in connection with her father and her husband. Christine’s knowledge and application of legal terminology and style in her work reflects the close connection between law and rhetoric in medieval education. Drawing upon her own education, Christine uses legal vocabulary in her poetry as part of a larger argument in favor of female participation in the law. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno .   University of Georgia Press, 1992. Continuity and Change , 7., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 157 - 172.
Year of Publication: 1992.

70. Record Number: 10745
Author(s): Danneel, Marianne.
Contributor(s):
Title : Orphanhood and Marriage in Fifteenth-Century Ghent [The author examined municipal records concerning orphans in regard to inventories of goods, contested guardianship, and marriage. Orphan girls with property were especially vulnerable to ill-advised courtships and forced marriages. Both sets of natal kin were generally concerned that orphans make the best matches, so that the family patrimony would be well administered. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Marriage and Social Mobility in the Late Middle Ages/Marriage et mobilité sociale au bas moyen-âge. Handelingen van het colloquieum gehouden te Gent op 18 april 1988.   Edited by W. Prevenier Studia Historica Gandensia .   Department of History of the Arts Faculty of the University of Gent, 1992. Harlaxton Medieval Studies , 4., ( 1994):  Pages 123 - 139. Second printing, revised and corrected by the editor
Year of Publication: 1992.

71. Record Number: 8630
Author(s): Ewan, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Scottish Portias: Women in the Courts in Mediaeval Scottish Towns [The author considers the extent to which medieval Scottish women were able to use the court system to advance their own interests. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the Canadian Historical Association , 3., ( 1992):  Pages 27 - 43.
Year of Publication: 1992.

72. Record Number: 8573
Author(s): Hanawalt, Barbara A.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Widow's Mite: Provisions for Medieval London Widows [The author uses London plea roles and wills to examine the extent to which widows were able to recover their dowers, and suggests that widows actively participated in medieval law courts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Journal of the Canadian Historical Association , 3., ( 1992):  Pages 21 - 45.
Year of Publication: 1992.

73. Record Number: 9456
Author(s): Karras, Ruth Mazo.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Latin Vocabulary of Illicit Sex in English Ecclesiastical Court Records [The author conducts a survey of the terminology that courts used to refer to various types of sexual behavior, particularly adultery, fornication, and prostitution. The language is far from straightforward, as different terms could be used for the same behaviors, depending on the individual case. Moreover, it is often unclear what behaviors are being described. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Medieval Latin , 2., ( 1992):  Pages 1 - 17.
Year of Publication: 1992.

74. Record Number: 7165
Author(s): Finch, Andrew.
Contributor(s):
Title : Women and Violence in the Later Middle Ages: The Evidence of the Officiality of Cerisy
Source: Continuity and Change , 7., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 23 - 45.
Year of Publication: 1992.

75. Record Number: 8683
Author(s): Goldberg, P. J. P.
Contributor(s):
Title : Marriage, Migration, and Servanthood: The York Cause Paper Evidence [The article examines demographic evidence related to marital age in medieval York, in order to identify a regional marriage regime, and observe how it changed over time. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Woman is a Worthy Wight: Women in English Society c. 1200-1500.   Edited by P.J.P. Goldberg .   Alan Sutton Publishing, 1992. Continuity and Change , 7., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 1 - 15.
Year of Publication: 1992.

76. Record Number: 10694
Author(s): Cosgrove, Art,
Contributor(s):
Title : Consent, Consummation and Indissolubility: Some Evidence from Medieval Ecclesiastical Courts [The author considers the principle of consent in medieval marriage law and practice during the twelfth through the fifteenth century. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Downside Review , 109., (April 1991):  Pages 94 - 104.
Year of Publication: 1991.

77. Record Number: 12797
Author(s): Murray, Jacqueline.
Contributor(s):
Title : On the Origins and Role of 'Wise Women' in Causes For Annulment on the Grounds of Male Impotence [Article includes an abstract. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Medieval History , 16., 3 ( 1990):  Pages 235 - 249.
Year of Publication: 1990.