The Tudor Housewife

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McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP, 2001 - House & Home - 192 pages
Beginning with a general introduction that outlines the structure of Tudor society, The Tudor Housewife includes information on religion and marriage, highlighting various religious ceremonies and observances and the arrangement and celebration of marriages; childbirth and raising children, exploring attitudes to childbirth, education, and the religious and moral training of children; household duties, such as washing, cleaning, and preparing food and drink; home remedies, focusing on the medicines available to and the medical knowledge of the housewife; and the role women played in business.
 

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Contents

Marriage
1
Childbirth
15
The Education of Girls
29
Housework
44
Food and Drink
61
The Housewife as Doctor
78
Women and Business Life
94
Religion
108
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