Medieval Europe

Delia Rodriguez

Families in Medieval Europe

-wives weren't equal. They were mistreated by their husbands.

-marriages were arranged by parents.families showed little love for each other

-divorce was hardly ever allowed. woman could not divorce men.

-parents preferred to have sons.

-woman stayed at home and did all the house work

Education in Medieval Europe

-open to the sons of a high class.
-education was done by monks

-These boys were seen as people higher than ordinary people

-Reading, writing, and calculation was becoming a skill needed in governments, business and even agriculture --girls did not receive an education