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HIST.3900.201: Women in the Middle Ages - Fogle

Readings: Marriage


Charles Donahue, ‘The canon law in the formation of marriage and social practice in the later Middle Ages’, Journal of Family History

Diane Owen Hughes, ‘From bride price to dowry’, Journal of Family History


M McGlynn and Richard Moll, “Chaste Marriage in the Middle Ages’, in V. Bullough and J. Brundage eds., Handbook of Medieval Sexuality (WORLDCAT)

Michael Sheehan, Marriage, Family and the Law in Medieval Europe: Collected Studies (chaps 5-8 and 11) (Google Books has chap 5)

J. Hahnal, “European marriage patterns in perspective’, in D.V. Glass and D.E.C. Eversley, eds. Population in History (UML)

P.J.P. Goldberg, “For Better or Worse: Marriage and Economic Opportunity for Women in Town and Country’, in Woman is a Worthy Wight (WORLDCAT)

Frances and Joseph Gies, Marriage and the Family in the Middle Ages (UML)

Rudiger Schnell and Andrew Sheilds, “The Discourse on Marriage in the Middle Ages,” Speculum (vol 73) (JSTOR)