Family Life and Traditions

By: Joey Beske, Ganon Lureen, Mckenna Briggs, and Jacky J.


  • Women were treated as property?
  • Weddings were open to anyone?
  • Punishment for adultery is public shaming?
  • Arranged marriages?
  • A religious event?

Food and Baked Goods

  • Gentleman often eat their dinner out.
  • Dinner is often 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and supper is often at 6 p.m..
  • Almonds are often a flavor people use for their sweets.
  • Some veggies available in Europe are garlic, eggplant, mustard, broad beans, leeks, turnips, etc.

Holidays, Celebrations, and Family Rituals

  • Gifts were given at New Years?
  • Carols were sung by hired people?
  • Related to church?
  • They have a holiday for each month?
  • What's the Lord of Misrule?


  • How many babies are expected to live past there first birthday?
  • A. about 50
  • b. about 70
  • c.about 100
  • d. all

Children learn basic manners at young age

babies swaddled till 12 months old

very few survived till 1st birthday

ask parents blessing for simole things