Why did illegitimacy matter in medieval Scotland?
Tag: Sex and the law
Queer History and the Holocaust
Queer experiences of the Holocaust have been marginalised, ignored and denied.
Carnal Knowledge: Regulating Sex in England, 1470-1600
Sexual behaviour was strictly regulated in late medieval and Tudor England.
Inventing Incest in Early Medieval Europe
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.
Seduction and Power in Revolutionary Bolivia
As in any revolution, women and children wielded a surprising amount of power, even at societal margins.