Communal Discord, Child Abduction, and Rape in the Later Middle Ages

J. Goldberg

Anno: 2008
Rilegatura: Hardback
Pagine: 239 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 216 x 140 mm
Peso: 450 gr.
  • EAN: 9780230602946
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Did medieval women have the power to choose? This is a question at the heart of this book which explores three court cases from Yorkshire in the decades after the Black Death. Alice de Rouclif was a child heiress made to marry the illegitimate son of the local abbot and then abducted by her feudal superior. Agnes Grantham was a successful businesswoman ambushed and assaulted in a forest whilst on her way to dine with the Master of St Leonard's Hospital. Alice Brathwell was a respectable widow who attracted the attentions of a supposedly aristocratic conman. These are their stories.