Women Vs Renaissance Women

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Women were married off at a young age to keep wealth and power. Their lives were peacefully. For young, noble renaissance women, life before the age of 15 was carefree. Unlike the renaissance boys, who attended school and were taught all these things. The girls were educated in royal courts or convents: they studied art, music, needlework, dancing, and poetry. When they reached the age of 15, a girl had two choices to join a convent or marry man of her family choosing. Marriage meant having kid’s lots and lots of kids to keep them busy. Women who joined the convent maintained a chaste life in the service of the lord. Nuns led hard, subservient lives and often helped the infirm and the poor. These girls had bleak futures either marry a man who

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