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Medieval Contraception with Eleanor Janega

One of the things medieval and modern people definitely have in common is an interest in preventing unwanted pregnancies. This week, Danièle speaks with Eleanor Janega to get all the details on medieval contraception.

Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian who runs the blog Going Medieval. You can support her work on Patreon or follow her on Twitter @GoingMedieval


She was also the guest on Episode 18 of The Medieval Podcast, talking about Medieval Sexuality.

The host of The Medieval Podcast is Danièle Cybulskie. Click here to visit her website or follow her on Twitter @5MinMedievalist

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Top Image: British Library MS Additional 42131   f. 32v


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