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MECERN interview withMichaela Antonín Malaníková
Michaela Antonín Malaníková is the Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Faculty of Arts at Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic.
In this interview, she discusses the marital disputes which resulted in litigation before ecclesiastical and municipal courts in the Bohemian lands, 1300 – 1500. She considers the general approach to marriage in the period, the different roles taken by the courts, and how the two juridical systems worked in harmony; she also discusses individual cases of alleged bigamy, mis-understood flirtation, pre-nuptial agreements and dissolution of marriage.