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Children in the Middle Ages

fifth-fifteenth centuries

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      • Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-158) and index

        StatementUniversity of Notre Dame Press
        PublishersUniversity of Notre Dame Press
        LC Classifications1999
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 140 p. :
        Number of Pages95
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100268023506
        2The Laura Shannon series in French medieval studies

        nodata File Size: 3MB.

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Children’s Literature in the Middle Ages: What did medieval children read?

Work and Play Even though children were not expected to work full-time, they were expected to contribute to some of the workload. Toys were interesting because we have almost the same toys as the people back then had. For prehistoric articles see Notice: Children in the Middle Ages Past on my profile page. Some children played just for fun, others played to train for war or to be better at becoming a knight.

His mother wouldn't nurse because nursing was known to reduce fertility and she was required to bear as many children as possible to maintain the dynasty. Charles Darwin and his wife had ten children, and lost three of them in childhood.

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This is reported as common right up through Tudor and Elizabethan times. But large families meant more work for Mother so the other children had to help with the youngest and rock the cradle, change diapers, do laundry, etc. The famine centred on a sequence of harvest failures in 1315, 1316 and 1321, combined with an outbreak of the murrain sickness amongst sheep and oxen between 1319—21 and the fatal ergotism fungi amongst the remaining stocks of wheat.

Region of Residence of Children Ages 6-12, 1981.

Children in the Middle Ages

A fertility rate of 4 children per woman would imply a doubling of the population size each generation; a rate of 6 children per woman would imply a tripling from one generation to the next. This book includes topics such as: the importance of family; a carefree life for young children up to the age of seven; home-made toys; indoor games including chess, backgammon, and cards; children in town; apprenticeships for older children; holidays; and more.

For example, in medieval London, laws were careful to place an orphaned child with someone who could not benefit from his or her death. In countries with the best child health today an infant is 170 times more likely to survive.