Donnerstag, 9. Juli 2009, 21:59 Uhr

Rangelei bei der Taufe

The women of Coutances fought with each other over whose babies should be baptized first and the priest in question resolved the problem by a personal estimate of which ones were likely to be dead before he reached the end of the queue; he misjudged in two cases but he sprinkled water notwithstanding on their little corpses.

Quelle: Huften, Olwen: „Women in Revolution 1789-1796“, Past and Present, 53/1971, S. 90-108.

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