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Martin Ingram
Brodie Waddell

Waddell on Ingram, 'Carnal Knowledge: Regulating Sex in England, 1470-1600'

Martin Ingram. Carnal Knowledge: Regulating Sex in England, 1470-1600. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. 340 pp. $34.99 (paper), ISBN 978-1-316-63173-7.

Reviewed by Brodie Waddell (Birkbeck, University of London) Published on H-Histsex (November, 2018) Commissioned by Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth (Red Deer College)

Nonmonogamous/Polyamorous Historical Figures?



I am looking for any books, articles or pointers towards people or groups that practiced some form of nonmonogamy/polyamory (defined broadly), especially in the pre-1960's Western world (defined broadly) for a book project I am working on. Those who were ethically (openly) nonmonogamous are preferred, but I understand that anything pre-60's gets real dicy real fast.


You may feel free to reply to me on or off-list at bmwatson1989@gmail.com or briwats@iu.edu