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Kvinnors vandel och brutet äktenskapslöfte. Några exempel från senmedeltida rättegångsregister

Christensen-Nugues, Charlotte LU (2007) In [unknown]
Abstract
According to medieval canon law a marriage secretly contracted, by mutual consent only, was perfectly valid. It was however difficult to prove tha such a marriage had taken place, if one of the parties denied it. This problem was fairly common and a number of such cases are recorded in medieval Court rolls.

In this article I study if/to what extent the parties previous sexual activities and/or reputation influenced the Court's decisions in such cases.

My principal source are cases from the register of the Ofiicials' Court at Cerisy, Normandy, 1314-1346

The study includes comparative material from late medieval - early modern swedish courts.
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Medieval Canon Law, Marriage litigation, Cerisy
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publisher
Historielärarnas förening
ISSN
0439-2434
language
Swedish
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yes
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42f4401b-20d1-44a7-b032-88cdb7269eb2 (old id 161962)
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2007-08-20 12:58:04
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  abstract     = {According to medieval canon law a marriage secretly contracted, by mutual consent only, was perfectly valid. It was however difficult to prove tha such a marriage had taken place, if one of the parties denied it. This problem was fairly common and a number of such cases are recorded in medieval Court rolls.<br/><br>
In this article I study if/to what extent the parties previous sexual activities and/or reputation influenced the Court's decisions in such cases. <br/><br>
My principal source are cases from the register of the Ofiicials' Court at Cerisy, Normandy, 1314-1346<br/><br>
The study includes comparative material from late medieval - early modern swedish courts.},
  author       = {Christensen-Nugues, Charlotte},
  issn         = {0439-2434},
  keyword      = {Medieval Canon Law,Marriage litigation,Cerisy},
  language     = {swe},
  publisher    = {ARRAY(0x856f6a8)},
  series       = {[unknown]},
  title        = {Kvinnors vandel och brutet äktenskapslöfte. Några exempel från senmedeltida rättegångsregister},
  year         = {2007},
}