A round-up of recent blog-posts on pre-modern history.
Tag: medieval sexuality
Love magic posed a real danger to medieval people, especially the clergy.
We have to work creatively with our sources to understand what medieval people were doing with one another.
Medieval people took the idea that the food they consumed could influence their sex lives seriously.
Many medieval clerics struggled to obey rules which said they must remain celibate.
For high-status medieval men, sharing a meal and a bed had more to do with politics than sex.