Women at Home
COOKING - CLEANING
- SHOPPING - GARDENING - LIVESTOCK & POULTRY
a medieval woman did at home vastly depended on where she was
born and who her parents were.
A wealthy noble woman lead a very different life to a peasant
woman living on a farm in a small village or a merchant woman
living in a town. Areas of employment and recreation are covered
on their own separate pages.
This page is divided into
three sections, each taking at look at the kinds of domestic duties
which a medieval woman might expect.
CLASS & NOBLE WOMEN AT HOME
What the noble woman did at home about cooking, cleaning and
other domestic chores.
& TOWNSWOMEN AT HOME
What the merchant or townswoman woman did at home about cooking,
cleaning and other domestic chores.
& PEASANT WOMEN AT HOME
What the rural or peasant woman did at home about cooking, cleaning
and other domestic chores.
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