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Re: Childbearing Years
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 10.0429  Wednesday, 10 March 1999.

[1]     From:   Peter T. Hadorn <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 09 Mar 1999 08:23:06 -0600
        Subj:   RE: SHK 10.0412 Re: Capulets

[2]     From:   Frances Barasch <
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        Date:   Tuesday, 9 Mar 1999 14:33:36 EST
        Subj:   Fwd: SHK 10.0412 Re: Capulets


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From:           Peter T. Hadorn <
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Date:           Tuesday, 09 Mar 1999 08:23:06 -0600
Subject: 10.0412 Re: Capulets
Comment:        RE: SHK 10.0412 Re: Capulets

>I don't remember what the usual childbearing years were for women, but
>I'm sure they must have extended into the 30s.

If you'll indulge me, here's a bit of text from my dissertation that may
be of interest:

In January 1579, ambassadors representing the Duke of Alen

 

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