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a woman's
life

medieval
women
at home

upper class &
noble women
at home


merchant &
townswomen
at home

rural & peasant women at home

births

weddings

divorces

death & dying

manners

education

employment
opportunities

recreation
& hobbies

medieval
women & sex

PLEASE NOTE!
ADULT THEMES!

Medieval Women at Home
COOKING - CLEANING - SHOPPING - GARDENING - LIVESTOCK & POULTRY

What 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.

UPPER CLASS & NOBLE WOMEN AT HOME
What the noble woman did at home about cooking, cleaning and other domestic chores.

MERCHANT & TOWNSWOMEN AT HOME
What the merchant or townswoman woman did at home about cooking, cleaning and other domestic chores.

RURAL & PEASANT WOMEN AT HOME
What the rural or peasant woman did at home about cooking, cleaning and other domestic chores.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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