After the mother is delivered of hir child with in sum feaw dayes after the kinsfolke and neyburs beinge intreated ther unto, cums unto the house: wher beinge assembled the father, takes the child in his armes: and declars that his name shall be, as he then calls him, so his name is, which dunn the rest of the day is spent in feastinge, and dauncinge.
- APA Citation:
- Spelman, Henry. “How the name ther children”; an excerpt from “Relation of Virginia, 1609” by Henry Spelman (1613). (2020, December 07). In Encyclopedia Virginia. https://encyclopediavirginia.org/entries/how-the-name-ther-children-an-excerpt-from-relation-of-virginia-1609-by-henry-spelman-1613.
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- Spelman, Henry. "“How the name ther children”; an excerpt from “Relation of Virginia, 1609” by Henry Spelman (1613)" Encyclopedia Virginia. Virginia Humanities, (07 Dec. 2020). Web. 09 May. 2021