Everyday life in the Renaissance

Everyday life in the Renaissance

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  • Women in the upper class had two options in life: To get married or become a nun. 
  • Women usually got married in their mid or late teens and is usually married off to men in their thirties. This usually led to young widows and they were often encouraged to get married again by their family to create new alliances or preserve old ones. 
  • Once married, a woman was expected to take care of the household or home, have children and keep a good reputation to bring honour to both families.
  • For upper class women, taking care of the house also meant running everything to makes sure everything goes smoothly, for example, managing the servants
  • Once a woman had children, they responsible for their education. The boys then got sent to school while the girls sometimes got sent to convent where nuns taught them needlework, reading and writing.
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