- Cooking wasn't much--a pot of stew on the fireplace to simmer for hours.
- Childcare wasn't much--go about your work and trust the child to stay out of trouble.
- Cleaning and washing weren't much--"cleanliness is next to Godliness" hadn't been invited.
Sunday, July 03, 2016
Interesting post here describing research into "early modern" women's work in England. Disrupts some stereotypes: