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Women 1476 1689 ren

  1. 1. Women 1474-1689<br />Important Women<br />
  2. 2. Education<br />Literacy encouraged among men and women in Protestant countries. (necessary to read Bible)<br />Women were prohibited from attending universities in most countries<br />During enlightenment in the 18th century well educated French ladies, salonistes, hosted discussion groups for artists and thinkers<br />
  3. 3. Marriage<br />Women married between 24-26. Men 2-3 years older. Lower class delayed until they had their own houses<br />Because men were killed in war or by disease women married 2 or 3 times<br />Annulment of marriages was allowed in Spain and France if women could prove cruel treatment by husband<br />
  4. 4. Isabella d’Este (1474-1539)<br />
  5. 5. Louise Labé (1524-1566)<br />
  6. 6. Queen Elizabeth of England (1533-1603)<br />
  7. 7. SofonisbaAnguissola (1535-1626)<br />
  8. 8. Artemisia Gentileschi (1587-1651)<br />
  9. 9. Queen Christina of Sweden (1626-1689)<br />
  10. 10. AphraBehn (1640-1689)<br />

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