'New' Old Gypsy Documents
“Our children through their wants is fallen into sickness.” Part of a desperate plea from a Gypsy imprisoned in Northern England. Extracts and explanations from newly discovered old Gypsy documents dating between 1674 and 1725. Some fascinating perceptions of who Gypsies were thought to be (including counterfeit Egyptians) and how they lived, as well as tragic documents about their imprisonment. Extensive bibliography and index. Sized A4. 45 pages.