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Desperate father or murderous fool? The genesis of one migratory legend of poverty, fecundity and multiple birth (2016)
Journal Article
Davies, S. J. (2016). Desperate father or murderous fool? The genesis of one migratory legend of poverty, fecundity and multiple birth. Folk Life, 54(2), 81-97. https://doi.org/10.1080/04308778.2016.1227663

© 2016, © The Society for Folk Life Studies 2016. This study explores attitudes expressed in one specific Devon legend, concerning the multiple birth of seven children, as it was told in early seventeenth-century England. A diachronic study of relate... Read More about Desperate father or murderous fool? The genesis of one migratory legend of poverty, fecundity and multiple birth.