Bigamy and Christian Identity in Late Medieval Champagne–Now Available

Bigamy and Christian Identity in Late Medieval Champagne
Sara McDougall
240 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4398-7 | $55.00 | £36.00
A volume in the Middle Ages Series

Bigamy and Christian Identity in Late Medieval ChampagneThis book investigates the earliest known prosecutions of bigamy. In fifteenth-century Champagne, ordinary Christians valued marriage enough to risk criminal prosecution for illegal remarriage. Meanwhile, Church officials regarded bigamy as a grave threat to Christian identity and subjected male bigamists to harsh punishment. Read more . . .

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