Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11669
Author(s): Orlando, Ermanno.
Title : Il matrimonio delle beffe: Unioni finte, simulate, per gioco, Padova e Venezia, fine secolo XIV - inizi secolo XVI [The emphasis on consent in medieval ecclesiastical regulations concerning matrimony left the way open for clandestine and simulated marriages. The lack of required public formalities permitted men to mislead women they desired by simulating marriage, and a couple could pretend to be wed. Weddings might be held in jest, especially in a tavern. Church authorities sought eventually to prevent clandestine marriages and eliminate rowdy elements from weddings, while the Venetian republic too worked to make simulated or secret marriages impossible. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Trasgressioni: Seduzione, concubinato, adulterio, bigamia (XIV-XVIII secolo).   Edited by Silvana Seidel Menchi and Diego Quaglini .   Il Mulino, 2004. Speculum , 79., 4 (October 2004):  Pages 231 - 267.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 15868
Author(s): Scarabello, Giovanni.
Title : Per una storia della prostituzione a Venezia tra il XIII e il XVIII sec [Beginning in the thirteenth century, the Venetian Republic made efforts to regulate rather than eliminate prostitution entirely. By the fourteenth century authorities were trying to concentrate prostitutes in regulated neighborhoods. Nevertheless, prostitutes continued to operate outside these sanctioned areas, especially in taverns and bath houses. Venetian laws protected prostitutes from abusive pimps but also tried to protect their patrons from diseases. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studi Veneziani , 47., ( 2004):  Pages 15 - 101.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 16588
Author(s): McSheffrey, Shannon.
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.

4. Record Number: 4335
Author(s): Hanawalt, Barbara A.
Title : Medieval English Women in Rural and Urban Domestic Space [The author argues that women's space was strictly regulated; if they ventured outside it (especially into fields and taverns), they risked their honor and their persons].
Source: Dumbarton Oaks Papers (Full Text via JSTOR) 52 (1998): 19-26. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.