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Author Behrend-Martínez, Edward J., 1970-

Title Unfit for marriage : impotent spouses on trial in the Basque region of Spain, 1650-1750 / Edward Behrend-Martínez
Published Reno : University of Nevada Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages) : map
Series The Basque series
Basque series.
Contents Gerónima Martínez de Texada v. Diego Belasco, Logroño, 1681 -- The reforms of Bishop Pedro de Lepe Dorantes (1686-1700) -- Impotent women, discarded wives -- The prosecution and sexual persecution of impotent men -- Rhetorics of divorce, reputation, and the male body
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-199) and index
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Subject Divorce -- Law and legislation -- Spain -- History.
Ecclesiastical courts -- Spain.
Impediments to marriage (Canon law)
Impediments to marriage -- Spain.
Impotence (Canon law)
Marriage -- Annulment (Canon law) -- History -- Sources.
Marriage -- Annulment -- Spain -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0874177138 (electronic bk.)
9780874177138 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)
(hardcover ; alk. paper)