Medieval Education and Families
John Johnson & Stormi Philpot
-People tried to get their daughters to marry someone in a higher status, because they wanted a share in the riches and privileges that were brought into the family.
-Divorce was very rare and only occurred when a wife broke the laws of the church.
-Your social class depends on the riches and status.
-Sons were most wanted in a household, and women were the greater supporters in the household.
-Women were lower than men and classified as objects. If a women disrespected her husband, then she would be beaten and treated with little respect.
-A woman's job is to find food, cooking, making beds and cleaning the house. They also worked outside.