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15 Th Century Marriage Essay

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Bobby Sylvain
Professor Plum
World Civilizations
9 September 2009

In the years of the 15th century, men were the dominant figures in a typical household. The man has the choice of what women would best suit him and his lifestyle, but the woman has absolutely no say. The women were treated poorly and looked down upon by the elders and men of the community. However, the man did have a choice in holy matrimony, but it was the elder’s job to persuade and reason with him. Enlarging your family not only lets you have children to continue your name, but it also gives you a faithful companion to spend the rest of your life with.

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