Why do I, a twelve year old girl have to marry this forty year old man?
Honey, I want a divorce!
Well, too bad women cannot request a divorce.
Honey! go clean up the kitchen!
During the 1500's men had more freedom and choice when it came to marriage. If parents gave permission, women could marry at twelve years old. Women need to bring a drowry to the marriage. JRS
During the 1500's men had more freedom and choice than women when it came to marriage. Women were not aloud to request divorce once married if the man did not want to. If a couple wanted to separate they needed to obtain an amulet. JRS
JRS. During the 1500's men had more freedom and choice when it comes to marriage. Women mainly did the house work while men went to work or ran the house. Women have to bring a drowry to the marriage.