Event Title

Medieval Courtship and Marriage Dynamics

Faculty Mentor

Laura Dufresne, Ph.D.

College

College of Arts and Sciences

Department

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Location

DIGS 221

Start Date

20-4-2018 1:15 PM

Description

This paper looks at courtship and marriage dynamics during the Middle Ages, focusing on the treatment of women. Laws were provided by the church and state, but were carried out in a way that contributed to the systematic repression of women at the time, and often contradicted themselves. Between their families and aggressive suitors, women lived in a society pitted against them.

Course Assignment

MDST 300 – Dufresne

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Medieval Courtship and Marriage Dynamics

DIGS 221

This paper looks at courtship and marriage dynamics during the Middle Ages, focusing on the treatment of women. Laws were provided by the church and state, but were carried out in a way that contributed to the systematic repression of women at the time, and often contradicted themselves. Between their families and aggressive suitors, women lived in a society pitted against them.