Medieval people took the idea that the food they consumed could influence their sex lives seriously.
Finding the lesbian premodern: Does it take one to know one?
How can we find out about female same-sex experiences and intimacy in the middle ages?
Sex and the King: Rumours, Reputation and the Problem of Royal Adultery in Medieval England
Medieval people scrutinised and judged the sex lives of their rulers.
‘In the manner of a woman’: John/Eleanor Rykener and the Inessentiality of Gender
John/ Eleanor Rykener’s confession reveals the complexity of queer lives in medieval England.
The Problematic Priestly Body: Celibacy, Sexuality and the Trials of the Medieval Clergy
Many medieval clerics struggled to obey rules which said they must remain celibate.
Three Wise Men in a Bed: Bedsharing and Sexuality in Medieval Europe
For high-status medieval men, sharing a meal and a bed had more to do with politics than sex.