Medieval Europe

Education


a. Education was barely seen as an important part of Medieval Europe until it started to create a stronger image with its success.

b. Reading, writing, and calculation was becoming a skill needed in governments, business and even agriculture. People who had these skills, such as scribes, clerks, and layers were standing in great power over other people.

c. Only some could go to school and most of them were boys1.

d. Girls were sent to other households to learn sewing and weaving, skills needed to manage a household.

e. Boys who were the sons of lords would learn proper manners and to play chess2.

Family


a. Marry for money.

b. Girls treated as property

i. Abused raped

Youngest son would become a servant to older son