[Sca-cooks] Age in the Middle Ages

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Fri Sep 14 11:33:25 PDT 2007

Johnnae commented:

<<< Remove childbirth, of course, and the dangers associated with it,  
nuns might well
have stood a better chance of living a long life in the medieval  
period. >>>

True. But are you talking about infant mortality or the high number  
of women who died during childbirth, or both? The latter is one  
reason you often saw younger women being married to older men.

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