FellowSpeak: "Down and Out and Pregnant in Medieval France"
Sara McDougall, Institute for the Humanities Norman Freehling Visiting Fellow, Associate Professor of History at John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York
This talk will address the meaning and consequences of extramarital pregnancy for women in medieval France, married and unmarried, low and high status, nuns, wives, widows, prostitutes, wet nurses, and domestic servants.
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