By exploring their sex lives, The Fires of Lust brings ordinary medieval people to life.
What did medieval people think about penises?
Scandal-averse policies have enabled the widespread sexual abuse of boys and male adolescents within the Church.
Edward’s medieval and early modern afterlife was significantly shaped by the influence of literary texts and techniques.
Medieval people feared that the Black Death was a punishment for sin, and hoped that abstaining from sex could save them.
Medieval theologians, like modern activists, used animals to make arguments about human sexuality.
A surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary’s sexuality.