"In the middle ages, Girls were as young as 12 when they married, and boys as young as 17.
"Most of the time, women didn't even know the man before they wed.
"The arrangement of the marriage was based on monetary worth."
"The good bourgeois of fifteenth-century Siena ... remained convinced that, whatever the preacher said, it was still better for their boys to chase boys than to mess with the virginity of girls of their own class."
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Jenny is a Jewish girl from the USA.
23 year old Trace became Jenny's teacher when Jenny was aged 13.
Trace looked like a farmhand and was not good at controlling his class.
Jenny had a crush on Trace.
One day Trace placed a hand on Jenny's shoulders while they were alone in his classroom.
Jenny moved to High School.
Trace got married.
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Trace and 14 year old Jenny started phoning each other.
They started meeting each other regularly.
Trace began teaching Jenny to drive.
Unknown to Jenny's parents, Trace and Jenny spent afternoons chatting and caressing.
One day, when Trace arrived at Jenny's house, Jenny ensured that she was dressed in nothing but a bath towel.
To Jenny's disappointment, Trace did not touch her.
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But some time later, they kissed.
And then on one particular day they became deeply intimate.
Jenny, still aged 14, told her friends about her wonderful experience.
Soon word got around and Jenny's parents discovered the truth.
Jenny asked the prosecutor to offer Trace a plea bargain.
Trace shot himself in the stomach one afternoon.
He recovered a few months later, made a plea bargain, and got only six months in jail.
According to Jenny, "Trace Lehrer showed me the big stuff.
Amy Beck, 33: Teacher at David Starr Jordan Middle School in Burbank, Calif., allegedly had a sexual relationship with one of her male students, who was 14 at the time. She faces up a maximum sentence of up to seven years in state prison.
Abbie Jane Swogger, 34: Teacher’s aide at Highlands Senior High School in Harrison, Pa., was arrested Feb. 22, 2008, for renting a hotel room where police found beer, marijuana, an open condom wrapper and at least four teenage girls and boys
Allenna Ward, 24: Minister’s daughter from Laurens County, S.C., was a second-year teacher at Bell Street Middle School in Clinton, S.C., when she was fired Feb. 28, 2007, for allegedly having sex with at least five boys. Some of the purported victims, ages 14 and 15, were students at Ward’s school.
Amanda Athey, 27: Charged Aug. 8, 2007, in Huntersville, N.C. with three counts of indecent liberties with a female student and one count of sexual activity with a female student.
The big list: Female teachers with students