ROWLAND, Beryl Winnifred
Medieval woman's guide to health. The first English gynecological handbook. Middle English text, with introduction and modern English translation by Beryl Rowland.Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 1981.
This 15th century manuscript (British Library Sloan 2463) predates by about a century The byrth of mankynde, previously considered the first work on the subject.
Subjects: COUNTRIES, CONTINENTS AND REGIONS › England (United Kingdom), MEDIEVAL MEDICINE › England, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › GYNECOLOGY, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS, OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY › OBSTETRICS › Midwives