Unmarriages: Women, Men, and Sexual Unions in the Middle Ages
Ruth Mazo Karras
304 pages | 6 x 9
Cloth 2012 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4420-5 | $49.95 | £32.50
A volume in the Middle Ages Series
Traditional marriage was not the only option for couples in medieval Europe. Alternative forms of union could make lives precarious but also provided a degree of flexibility. The study draws on a wide geographical and chronological range of examples in order to illustrate local difference while bringing out broad patterns. Read more . . .