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Title To have and to hold : marrying and its documentation in Western Christendom, 400--1600 / edited by Philip L. Reynolds, John Witte
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 519 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Marrying and its documentation in pre-modern Europe: consent, celebration, and property / Philiip L. Reynolds -- Marrying and its documentation in later Roman law / Judith Evans-Grubbs -- Marrying and the tabulae nuptiales in Roman North Africa from Tertullian to Augustine / David G. Hunter -- Dotal charters in the Frankish tradition / Philip L. Reynolds -- Marriage and diplomatics: five dower charters from the regions of Laon and Soisson, 1163-1181 / Laurent Morelle -- Marriage agreements from twelfth century Southern France / Cynthia Johnson -- Marriage contracts in medieval England / R.H. Helmholz -- Marriage contracts and the church courts of fourteenth century England / Frederik Pedersen -- Marrying and marriage litigation in medieval Ireland / Art Cosgrove -- Marriage contracts in medieval Iceland / Agnes S. Arnórsdóttir -- Contracting marriage in Renaissance Florence / Thomas Kuehm -- Marital property law as socio-cultural text: the case of late-medieval Douai / Martha C. Howell -- Marriage contracts, liturgies, and properties in Reformation Geneva / John Witte Jr
Summary This volume analyzes how, why, and when pre-modern Europeans documented their marriages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Marital property -- History.
Marriage law -- History.
Marriage -- History -- Sources.
Marriage -- History.
Marriage -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Reynolds, Philip Lyndon, 1950-
Witte, John, Jr., 1959-
ISBN 0511295650 (electronic bk.)
0511296428 (electronic bk.)
0511511760 (ebook)
9780511295652 (electronic bk.)
9780511296420 (electronic bk.)
9780511511769 (ebook)