‘There the Cords of Life Broke’: Attitudes Towards Death, Dying, and the Deceased in Early Modern England

Death is the inevitable end of life. Indeed, our conception of ‘life’ is dependent on our notion of death. This fact has remained unchanged for the entirety of human existence and has been understood by humans for as long as they’ve existed. However, the immutable nature of death does not mean that attitudes towards it have not changed. On the contrary, the evolution of culture, religion, and technology have greatly altered our understanding and perception of death.

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