Medieval Europe

By: Charlie and Ty


  • Those who were married or born into a rich family would have led a rich life.
  • Segregation between men and women were also found in family life, like ill treatment wives received from their husbands.
  • In Medieval Europe, marriages had almost nothing to do with love or romance. In fact, marriages were used to affect the family, the economy, and inheritance.
  • Women were usually regarded less than men, and during marriage the wife was property of the husband. In some cases women were regarded as objects, and even dogs and beasts.
  • Divorce was rare and was only permitted by breaking one of the three laws made by the church which were age, consent, and consanguinity.
  • Inside the house, her other jobs were making beds, cleaning the house, cooking, and also taking care of their personal garden.
  • The sons of craftsmen would normally learn his craft and take his place, like many other sons. The younger brothers would have gotten fewer privileges but had the option of either living with his brother or leaving the house. When he did, he would have become a servant, merchant, or even a soldier.


  • The boys would learn math and geometry by using roman numerals as numbers
  • The boys would learn by the teacher reading from a book or scripture and they would have to memorize words and writing would be a very expensive education because of it was rare to learn. Only boys of exceedingly high class would get the opportunity to learn to read and write.
  • The levels of education are established the class of wealth. The lords sons would receive the highest education. The wealthy received an education to succeed in being a leader and the poor would receive an education only sufficient enough to make a living.
  • Girls didn't usually receive an education but rather were taught weaving, cooking , and cleaning skills to fulfill the lives of a wife house.
  • Education was not important to European medieval times until it started making the civilization better.