Why did illegitimacy matter in medieval Scotland?
Tag: Sex and the law
Queer experiences of the Holocaust have been marginalised, ignored and denied.
Sexual behaviour was strictly regulated in late medieval and Tudor England.
The sixth century saw the emergence of a new understanding of the concept of incest, which was swiftly legislated in both secular and canon law.
As in any revolution, women and children wielded a surprising amount of power, even at societal margins.