[LMB] What I read on my winter vacation
aruvqan at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 01:04:34 GMT 2016
On 1/9/2016 9:04 AM, Gretchen Wright wrote:
> Beguilement “What are the parents thinking? They’re letting their child be carried off by a 55 year old?
Because the farmer population do not have the same 'magic' healers the
Lakewalkers have, and childbearing [and cooking with fire] were more
responsible for women dying in pretechnical/pre modern medicine
times...so a man might have a second and even third wife, and you are
going to marry young [until your really twilight years when you might
marry a widow woman for 'comfort' and housekeeping after all the kids
are grown. So Farmers would see no real issue with older men and post
Probably now what Herself had in mind, but quite plausible given the
parallels to historic pre-technical Ohio Valley [Ca 1700-1750]
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