Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4786
Author(s): Brasington, Bruce C.
Title : Crusader, Castration, Canon Law: Ivo of Chartres' Letter 135 [the author considers the case of a former crusader who castrated a priest in a dispute over property; Ivo, though shocked by the horrific crime, showed mercy by allowing the knight to go to Rome and ask the pope to remove Ivo's penance; the appendix reproduces Ivo's letter in Latin].
Source: Catholic Historical Review , 85., 3 (July 1999):  Pages 367 - 382.
Year of Publication: 1999.