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The Chamberlen family (1560–1728) and obstetric forceps
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    Dear Editor

    I refer to the article by Peter M Dunn.[1] This historical account makes an incorrect statement that "There is no record of Peter the elder ever marrying" (fourth paragraph). I would contest this statement, as a librarian and member of the Society of Genealogists, I have found ample documentary evidence that he married and had children.

    The 'Dictionary of National Biography' states: By his wife...

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