Limina: A Journal of Historical and Cultural Studies

Child marriage in sixteenth-century northern England: the emotional undertones in the legal narratives

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Loretta A. Dolan

The University of Western Australia 

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Child marriage in sixteenth-century northern England: the emotional undertones in the legal narratives


This article explores the childhood emotions experienced by children married underage in sixteenth-century northern England. In the absence of autograph sources such as letters and diaries, this article examines how we can use ecclesiastical court records – namely depositions – to locate a child’s emotional state.

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