chapter  5
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Richard Jonas’s Chapter 1, 1540

Insomuch as our intent is in this book following to entreat4 and speak of the birth of mankind, and of such things which happen and chance to the mother in her labour and travail in the deliverance of the same, it shall be first very necessary to show after what manner and fashion the infant lieth in the mother’s womb, and in how many cauls the same is lapped5 and wrapped, to the farther knowledge and perceiverance6 of such things the which we shall entreat of hereafter.