Fordham University. Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia . Edited. Eukene Lacarra Lanz. New York: Roudedge, Pp. xvi + found: E-mail message from Harvard College Library, Dec. 1, (we received a gift of a book with a handwritten appeal to link the author’s current name. Results 1 – 6 of 6 Discover Book Depository’s huge selection of Eukene-Lacarra-Lanz books online . Free delivery worldwide on over 19 million titles.

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Originally in Signs 1. However, if she was a free woman, the punishment was to give her a dowry and marry her or face the death penalty VII.

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The town councils were the institutions that provided most of the legal rules to govern them, obtaining substantial economic benefits from their direct or indirect exploitation. Cuadernos de Zaragoza Cathedral chapters, convents, and churches also earned from prostitution. El poema de Mio Cid: XVII Serfs in addition had their foreheads marked with a hot iron and had to leave the city immediately.

The regulations and the financial exploitation of Castilian brothels were very similar lacrra those of the Crown of Aragon. However, he lacarr the fact that human law allowed prostitution did not mean that the law approved of it, or that men were excused from divine law, which considered all fornication a sin. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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The order also contains provisions against married men who have lazn, and against bigamy. English Choose a language for shopping. Although our own modern prejudices may keep us from taking it seriously, prostitution should not be dismissed as marginal in Iberian society, considering the cultural, economic, political, and social import it reached in medieval and early modern Spain.


This penitential prescribed temporary excommunication for unmarried men whose concubines were married, while a married man who abandoned his wife and took an unmarried woman as concubine lacarfa to abstain from taking communion but was not anathematized.

Therefore, anybody could accuse them. Prostitution, authorities said, provided a legal outlet to lacxrra the sexual instincts of young single males who could not afford to marry and thus were unable to channel their libido through marriage; by charging affordable prices, the city believed that young men would assuage their sexual needs, and thus avoid raping honest women or committing adultery.

A vida das mulleres na Galicia Medieval Learn more about Amazon Prime. Hispanic Laxarra, New York, Routledge,pp. As the Fuero Juzgo points out, they could receive it from the very same judges in charge of punishing them. Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Pawn or Player?: Ipes 12 His tolerance of prostitutes, also noted in the municipal codes, especially in the Fuero de Ledesma, contrasts with the general intolerance toward pimps and bawds, thus reflecting the position of the Church and doubtless facilitating the regulation and legalization of prostitution in the next centuries.

Spanish theologians and moralists focused their attention on two issues: Others, like demographic changes and venereal diseases should probably be discarded. He maintains that if all rightful owners of their earnings should pay, the tithe should be accepted from harlots because: High to Low Avg.

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This step had significant consequences because it signaled the beginning of the change from royal to municipal control of prostitution.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. From the mid fourteenth century up to the abolition of prostitution in the seventeenth panz, the organization of the brothels remained virtually the same. High to Low Avg. Of a total of ninety-eight prostitutes, one keeper had fifteen women, six had between nine and twelve, one had five, and six had between one and three. Streetwalkers cantoneras and wayward women mugeres erradas were compelled to join the public brothel or be banished, while procuresses were to be flogged, fined, and banished if found plying the trade.

The other was prescribed for flamens that still made offerings to their old gods. In Galicia the only town known to have had a public brothel was Pontevedra.

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The present essay is an attempt to present and analyze the boundaries that separated and brought together concubinage and prostitution. Death was the punishment met by those who procured honest women and pimped their wives. The law considered panderers extremely dangerous people because they led honest women astray and provoked brawls and murders. Product details Format Hardback pages Dimensions x x Skip to main content. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

All had to do with charging excessive taxes. The contract stipulated that the owner would receive the daily rent due by prostitutes Vinyoles ,