Why is women’s masturbation absent from most studies examining sexual practices of early modern people?
Angelica Church lived at the intersection of two revolutions, in a world of dangerous financial speculation, intense political intrigue, and the play of passions between men and women.
The story of Sodom provided a context for discussions of homoerotic behavior.
Same-sex couples in the early modern period claimed marriage in their own particular ways.
‘The witch is a witch not only because she magically devours, destroys, or rides wolves, but also because she has sex with the devil.’
In their confessions at the East Anglian witch trials, accused women combined their understanding of the devil with sexual fantasies.
The ‘French disease’ erupted in Europe in 1495.