Feodor Vassilyev 1st wife  Vassilyev and his first wife are alleged to hold the record for the most children a couple has parented. She gave birth to a total of 69 children — sixteen pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets — between andin a total of 27 births. Allegedly Vassilyev also had six sets of twins and two sets of triplets with a second wife, for another 18 children in eight births; he fathered a total of 87 children.
Mr Bumble by Kyd Joseph Clayton Clarke Oliver Twist is born and raised into a life of poverty and misfortune in a workhouse in an unnamed town 70 miles north of London. Oliver is brought up with little food and few comforts.
Bumble, the parish beadleremoves Oliver from the baby farm and puts him to work picking and weaving oakum at the main workhouse. Oliver, who toils with very little food, remains in the workhouse for six months. One day, the desperately hungry boys decide to draw lots; while the loser must ask for another portion of gruel.
This task falls to Oliver himself, who at the next meal comes forward trembling, bowl in hand, and begs Mr. Bumble for gruel with his famous request: A great uproar ensues.
Gamfield, a brutal chimney sweep, almost claims Oliver. However, when he begs despairingly not to be sent away with "that dreadful man", a kindly magistrate refuses to sign the indentures. Sowerberryan undertaker employed by the parish, takes Oliver into his service.
Sowerberry is in an unhappy marriage, and his wife looks down on Oliver and loses few opportunities to underfeed and mistreat him.
Enraged, Oliver assaults the much bigger boy. Bumble, who has been sent for in the aftermath of the fight, to beat Oliver again. Once Oliver is being sent to his room for the night, he breaks down and weeps.
Dodger provides Oliver with a free meal and tells him of a gentleman in London who will "give him lodgings for nothing, and never ask for change". In this way, Oliver unwittingly falls in with an infamous Jewish criminal known as Faginthe gentleman of whom the Artful Dodger spoke.
Ensnared, Oliver lives with Fagin and his gang of juvenile pickpockets in their lair at Saffron Hill for some time, unaware of their criminal occupations. He believes they make wallets and handkerchiefs.
Soon, Oliver naively goes out to "make handkerchiefs" with the Artful Dodger and Charley Bates, only to learn that their real mission is to pick pockets. Dodger and Charley steal the handkerchief of an old gentleman named Mr Brownlow and promptly flee. When he finds his handkerchief missing, Mr Brownlow turns round, sees Oliver running away in fright, and pursues him, thinking he was the thief.
Others join the chase, capture Oliver, and bring him before the magistrate. Mr Brownlow takes Oliver home and, along with his housekeeper Mrs Bedwin, cares for him.A summary of Chapters 1–4 in Charles Dickens's Oliver Twist. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Oliver Twist and what it means.
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This section lists females who gave birth to at least 20 children. Numbers in bold and italics are likely to be inexact, some of them having been recorded before the 19th century. Due to the fact that females bear the children and therefore cannot reproduce as often as males, their records are often shared with or exceeded by their partners.