Did inquisitors fear charges of sexual misconduct?

We analyzed the spaces of interrogation in the Milan trial with the Guglielmites, 1300. The spatial patterns of interrogation are striking, and clearly based on gender.

19 Sep 2023

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Quantitative research into medieval inquisition records is far from being a set of boring tables and numbers; there are intriguing stories behind. We have looked at the spaces of interrogation in a Milanese trial from 1300, and it transpired that there is a clear gender pattern. Check why this is the case in the September issue of History Today.

EDIT 05/2024: A short digest is available on our website.

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