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Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Matthew Gerber

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Commonly stigmatized as “bastards” in early modern France, children born out of wedlock were said to have neither kin nor kind, neither family nor nation. In practice, however, many natural parents ... More


The Great Household and an Economics of Power

Elliot Kendall

in Lordship and Literature: John Gower and the Politics of the Great Household

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199542642
eISBN:
9780191715419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542642.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter introduces the great household as a late medieval social structure and introduces models of exchange, based on the work of Pierre Bourdieu and Marcel Mauss, as a means of describing the ... More


Illegitimacy and the Political History of the Family

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0000
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

In the absence of a unified Civil Code, the rights and legal disabilities of children born out of wedlock were matters of perennial debate and litigation in early modern France. Because of ... More


Bastardy in Sixteenth-Century French Legal Doctrine and Practice

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

Defining as “bastard” any child born outside of legitimate marriage, sixteenth-century French jurists alleged that all such offspring were tainted with a mark of criminal unworthiness stemming from ... More


Jurisprudential Reform of Illegitimacy in Seventeenth-Century France

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

In the seventeenth century, jurists who wished to circumscribe rights traditionally enjoyed by extramarital offspring achieved this through litigation and case law jurisprudence. While the Edict on ... More


Royal Bastardy and Dynastic Crisis

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

The political dimensions of bastardy were most evident in the public controversy stemming from Louis XIV’s attempt to declare his extramarital offspring capable of inheriting the French throne. The ... More


State Expansion, Social Practice, and the Quandaries of Legal Unification

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

From the middle of the seventeenth-century, the power and authority of the French state expanded both internationally and domestically. In one instance, this had a detrimental effect on extramarital ... More


Conclusion: The End of Bastardy

Matthew Gerber

in Bastards: Politics, Family, and Law in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199755370
eISBN:
9780199932603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755370.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Family History

In 1793, during the most radical phase of the French Revolution, the National Convention extended full inheritance rights to extramarital offspring voluntarily recognized by their natural parents. ... More


Dependence, Service, and Reward

R. R. Davies

in Lords and Lordship in the British Isles in the Late Middle Ages

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199542918
eISBN:
9780191715648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542918.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The late appearance of documents which detail dependence, such as the indenture, may obscure the ancient nature of the institution itself. Scottish ‘bonds of manrent’ demonstrate the endurance of the ... More


The Epigram in England, 1590-1640

James Doelman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780719096440
eISBN:
9781526115218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719096440.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While among the most common of Renaissance genres, the epigram has been largely neglected by scholars and critics: James Doelman’s The Epigram in England: 1590-1640 is the first major study on the ... More


. The Baronage and Bastard Feudalism

Simon Payling

in Political Society in Lancastrian England: The Greater Gentry of Nottinghamshire

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202097
eISBN:
9780191675140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202097.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Political History

Gloucestershire and Derbyshire were without substantial baronial estates, while both Warwickshire and Devon had a great lord with his caput honoris in the county. Nottinghamshire fits very much into ... More


Children’s Legal Status: Legitimate or Illegitimate?

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

Legal systems traditionally distinguish between legitimate and illegitimate birth, with the illegitimate (‘bastard’) denied recognition. A number of techniques were developed to mitigate the hardship ... More


The Stain of Illegitimacy: Gender, Law, and Trollopian Subversion

Martha C. Nussbaum

in Subversion and Sympathy: Gender, Law, and the British Novel

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199812042
eISBN:
9780199315888
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812042.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

Illegitimacy is both legal disability and social stigma. In pre-Victorian and Victorian Britain, the two impediments were mutually reinforcing: legal exclusions imposed on “bastards” a debased social ... More


The years of crisis, 1254–1315

James Lydon

in A New History of Ireland: Volume II, Medieval Ireland 1169–1534

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199539703
eISBN:
9780191701184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539703.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the following: the transfer of Ireland to Lord Edward; residual royal control; instability and exploitation; disturbances of the 1260s and 1270s; growth of bastard feudalism: ... More


Rock ‘n’ Roll: From Rebellion to Consumption

Zhou Xuelin

in Young Rebels in Contemporary Chinese Cinema

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098497
eISBN:
9789882207707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098497.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the development of rock ‘n’ roll music in China and its links with the emergent youth culture. It focuses on how young rebels use their own rock music as a means of reflecting ... More


Royal Bastards: The Birth of Illegitimacy, 800-1230

Sara McDougall

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198785828
eISBN:
9780191827631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785828.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Cultural History

The stigmatization as “bastards” of children born outside of wedlock is commonly thought to have emerged early in medieval European history. Christian ideas about legitimate marriage, it is assumed, ... More


The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More


Memoirs and Memorials

Kenneth Millard

in Coming of Age in Contemporary American Fiction

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621736
eISBN:
9780748651740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621736.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses the last two coming-of-age novels, namely Dorothy Allison's Bastard Out of Carolina and Elizabeth Wurtzel's Prozac Nation. These two novels are first-person narratives of ... More


Dorothy Allison: Revising the “White Trash” Narrative

Emily Langhorne

in Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781496802330
eISBN:
9781496804990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802330.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter discusses the life and work of Dorothy Allison, who knows about growing up “white trash.” Born on April 11, 1949, in Greenville, South Carolina, Allison was “the bastard daughter of a ... More


Who's the Stranger? Jews, Women, and Bastards in Daniel Deronda

Hilary M. Schor

in Law and the Stranger

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804771542
eISBN:
9780804775151
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804771542.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines George Eliot's 1876 novel Daniel Deronda and the strangers in it—Jews, women, bastards, disenfranchised aliens in England—who are not only outside the law's full dispensation of ... More


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