Marriage on Trial

Front Cover
CUA Press, 2012 - History - 389 pages
0 Reviews
This work vividly describes many of the individual cases and offers new insight into the social and legal pressures on marriage in the Middle Ages.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Introduction
1
1 The Treasures of the Papal Pardon Office
4
2 Marriage Law in the Supplications
55
3 Stories from the Roman Supplications
99
4 Marriage Processes in German Courts
250
5 Conclusion
337
Fees and Composition Payments for Marriage Dispensations
353
Select Bibliography
355
Index of Manuscripts
369
Index of Legal Citations
371
General Index
379
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2012)

LUDWIG SCHMUGGE, the leading expert on the papal penitentiary and a professor of medieval history, is president of the scientific committee of the German Historical Institute in Rome. ATRIA A. LARSON received her Ph.D. in medieval studies from the Catholic University of America in 2010 and spent the 2009-2010 academic year on a Fulbright grant in Munich, Germany.

Bibliographic information