By Daphna Oren-Magidor

Daphna Oren-Magidor is a historian of early modern Britain and a postdoctoral fellow at the Hebrew University. She is currently completing a book on infertility in early modern England.

  1. I have researched and explored the lives and experiences of English women and men who faced fertility problems in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. I have become so immersed in their world that a friend who is a modern day OB/GYN teases me that I talk about my historical subjects as though they were patients.

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