The mid-seventeenth century parish registers of Bedwellty in the Gwent valleys contain several references to the burial of children described as stillborn and therefore presumably unbaptised. These provide the basis for a discussion of competing ideas on baptism and burial, the doctrine of the sacraments and the role of the clergy in the established church of the seventeenth century.
|Place of Publication||Newcastle|
|Publisher||Cambridge Scholars Publishing|
|Number of pages||216|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Apr 2009|