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Katherine Harvey
Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Birkbeck, University of London

Katherine Harvey is a medieval historian and a Wellcome Trust research fellow in the department of history, classics and archaeology at Birkbeck, University of London. She is the author of From King John’s Freedom of Election Charter to Papal Provision: Episcopal Appointments in England, c1214-c1344 (2014).

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Essay/
History
The salacious Middle Ages

Medieval people feared death by celibacy as much as venereal disease, and practiced complex sexual health regimens

Katherine Harvey