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Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages

Catherine Rider

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282227
eISBN:
9780191713026
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282227.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This book investigates the common medieval belief that magic could cause impotence. Because impotence was a ground for annulling a marriage in medieval canon law, it received a large amount of ... More


January–November 1793: Marie-Jeanne in Love

Siân Reynolds

in Marriage and Revolution: Monsieur and Madame Roland

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199560424
eISBN:
9780191741814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560424.003.0027
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the love affair responsible for the breakdown of the Roland marriage. In late 1792, Marie-Jeanne Roland falls in love with a Girondin deputy and he with her. His identity is ... More


Low Politics: The Parish Unit

S. A. Skinner

in Tractarians and the 'Condition of England': The Social and Political Thought of the Oxford Movement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199273232
eISBN:
9780191706394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273232.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter argues that the locus of clerical government in Victorian England was to be the parish, whose functional autonomy was an antidote to the growth and pluralisation of the state. ... More


Piety in the Torture Chamber

Michael Ostling

in Between the Devil and the Host: Imagining Witchcraft in Early Modern Poland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587902
eISBN:
9780191731228
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587902.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Social History

What can the Polish witch-trials tell us about Christianity in early modern Poland? Missionaries and reformers constructed Christianity in opposition to paganism, superstition, ignorance, and magic—a ... More


The Single Woman in Penitential Discourse

Cordelia Beattie

in Medieval Single Women: The Politics of Social Classification in Late Medieval England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199283415
eISBN:
9780191712616
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199283415.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter contends that ‘single woman’ was a useful category in a religious discourse concerned with sexual sin and penance. The focus here is on pastoral manuals that use the category in their ... More


Beliefs

Clive Griffin

in Journeymen-Printers, Heresy, and the Inquisition in Sixteenth-Century Spain

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199280735
eISBN:
9780191712920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280735.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The printing-workers tried by the Inquisition had a variety of heretical beliefs attested by their reluctance to fast or attend mass, criticism of the pope and the clergy, scepticism about ... More


‘Everywhere on Earth, certain idolatries reign’: Pastoral Literature, 1200–1400

Catherine Rider

in Magic and Impotence in the Middle Ages

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199282227
eISBN:
9780191713026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282227.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter discusses the confession manuals produced in the wake of the church reform movement of the 13th century. It describes how the authors of confession manuals, for example Thomas of ... More


Competition, Schools, and Qenneshre

Jack Tannous

in The Making of the Medieval Middle East

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691179094
eISBN:
9780691184166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179094.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter addresses another aspect of the world after Chalcedon, the spread of Christian schools, considering the intense confessional competition driving their creation. The rivalries underlying ... More


Ussher and the Irish Articles of 1615

Alan Ford

in James Ussher: Theology, History, and Politics in Early-Modern Ireland and England

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199274444
eISBN:
9780191706417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199274444.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the Church of Ireland's first independent statement of its theology: the Irish Articles passed in convocation in 1615. The Irish articles linked the Church of Ireland closely to ... More


Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Robin Briggs

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This book is about attitudes and behaviour in early modern France, dealing particularly with the conflicts related to social and intellectual change, and with the tensions between the elite and the ... More


Mastering the Reformation c.1526–1555

Joachim Whaley

in Germany and the Holy Roman Empire: Volume I: Maximilian I to the Peace of Westphalia, 1493-1648

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198731016
eISBN:
9780191730870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198731016.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Some princes began to undertake the reformation of their territories in the early 1520s; many more moved to do so after the Peasants’ War, but others remained Catholic. At the same time those princes ... More


Sin and Society in Fourteenth-Century England: A Study of the Memoriale Presbiterorum

Michael Haren

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208518
eISBN:
9780191678042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208518.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Social History

Penetrating behind the seal of medieval confession is among the most formidable historiographical challenges. One route is through confessors’ manuals. This is a full-scale scholarly study of a ... More


Gossip and Scandal: Scrutinizing Public Figures

Adrian Bingham

in Family Newspapers?: Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199279586
eISBN:
9780191707308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279586.003.0008
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the coverage of public figures. Celebrities — especially royalty and cinema stars — were hugely influential in giving definition to notions of glamour and sex appeal. Press ... More


Witchcraft and Popular Mentality in Lorraine, 1580–1630

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

One of the most extensive collections of early criminal trials to survive for the turn of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries is that of the ancient duchy of Lorraine, now housed in the Archives ... More


The Sins of the People: Auricular confession and the imposition of social norms

Robin Briggs

in Communities of Belief: Cultural and Social Tensions in Early Modern France

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206033
eISBN:
9780191676932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206033.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

One of the first features of the medieval Catholic Church to disappear almost everywhere once the reformed faith gained the upper hand was auricular confession, at least in the obligatory form laid ... More


Constitutional Toleration and Confessional Rivalry

Graeme Murdock

in Calvinism on the Frontier 1600–1660: International Calvinism and the Reformed Church in Hungary and Transylvania

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208594
eISBN:
9780191678080
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208594.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter examines relations between the Reformed church and its rivals within the context of Calvinist dominance of Transylvania and growing Catholic power in Royal Hungary. Reformed relations ... More


The Book of Discipline

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0023
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Tarrying was not a conspicuous habit of the English Presbyterians. Long before this time they had seized every advantage offered by the loose institutional arrangements of the Elizabethan Church to ... More


Discipline and the Eldership

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Where there was common fame of scandalous conduct in a member of the congregation, the puritan minister who was worth his salt would attempt on his own authority to apply what he conceived to be the ... More


The Priest as Confessor

Peter Marshall

in The Catholic Priesthood and the English Reformation

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204480
eISBN:
9780191676307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204480.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

The theory and practice of auricular confession clearly defines the distinction between layman and priest. This chapter first illustrates the practice of auricular confession. In the performance of ... More


‘But Halfly Reformed’

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Queen Elizabeth's church policy was not unaffected by her private religious opinions, which seem to have been those of a moderate protestant, held with the independence of a mind which was not ... More


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