Conception Through Infancy in Medieval English Historical and Folklore Sources
By Barbara Hanawalt
Folklore Forum, Vol. 13:2 (1980)
Synopsis: Uses coroners rolls, a remarkably rich source on childrearing and children because they record the childhood accidents, the location of the parents and their activities at the time, and the presence of witnesses, and popular literary sources, including saints’ lives, for information on medieval childhood.
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