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Mothers, midwives and morals
Margaret Brazier

the Church’s assumption of responsibility for regulating midwives. Its importance is highlighted in the oath sworn by midwife Eleanor Pead in 1567 on being granted her licence by her bishop: In the ministration of baptism in the time of necessity I will use apt and the accustomed words of the same sacrament … I christen

in Law and healing