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Title Regional variations in matrimonial law and custom in Europe, 1150-1600 / edited by Mia Korpiola
Published Leiden : Brill, [2011]
©2011
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Series Medieval Law and Its Practice
Medieval law and its practice.
Contents Introduction : regional variations and harmonization in medieval matrimonial law / Mia Korpiola -- E pluribus unum : custom, the professionalization of medieval law and regional variations in marriage formation / James A. Brundage -- The regional origins of theories about marital consent and consummation during the twelfth century / Philip L. Reynolds -- Separation and marital property in late medieval England and the Franco-Belgian region / Monique Vleeschouwers-Van Melkebeek -- Widows, property, and law in Lithuania and some other countries / Jurgita Kunsmanaite -- Images of marriage : a comparison of law, custom and practice in medieval Europe / Anthony Musson -- A regional cluster : Italian secular laws on abduction, forced and clandestine marriage (fourteenth and fifteenth centuries) / Trevor Dean -- Forfeiting the marriage portion : punishing female adultery in the secular courts of England and Italy / Caroline Dunn -- Marriage disputes in the consistorial court of freising in the -- Late Middle Ages / Kirsi Salonen -- Marriage causes in late medieval Sweden : the evidence of Bishop Hans Brask's register (1522-27) / Mia Korpiola -- The marriage process in the light of family correspondence : a comparative perspective on the Swedish evidence / Anu Lahtinen -- Rituals before tribunals in renaissance Italy : continuity and change, 1400-1600 / Cecilia Cristellon and Silvana Seidel Menchi -- Conclusion : comparative approaches to marriage in the later Middle Ages / Charles Donahue, Jr
Summary The book approaches medieval marriage law and custom from a comparative perspective. Although concentrating on source material from one region, some articles discuss the regionality and universality of matrimonial practices and norms. Others compare several regions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Customary law -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Customary law -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Marriage law -- Europe -- History -- 16th century.
Marriage law -- Europe -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Korpiola, Mia.
ISBN 1283365960
9004210482 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9004211438 (electronic bk.)
9781283365963
9789004210486 (hardback ; alk. paper)
9789004211438 (electronic bk.)