The monk could no longer be considered a virgin, since he has been ‘polluted…through masturbation’.
Aelred of Rievaulx’s writings help us to understand medieval experiences of sex and sexual desire.
The Rykener case gives voice to dissent in the form of political satire.
How could a medieval corpse reflect a person’s sexual behaviour?
Perhaps sometimes a ‘gay bulge’ is just a gae bolga.
Was Edward II’s brutal murder related to his sexual behaviour?
What constituted socially-acceptable premarital sex for young men in the late middle ages?