Asked in Middle Ages
Why did fathers have to pay a dowry for their daughters to marry in medieval times?
During the middle ages, wealthy young men had to be tempted to marry with wealth. It was a matter of competition. Men wanted their daughters to marry well and were willing to pay. ...
What rights did women have in the 16th century?
In the 16th century women had to listen to their fathers and marry who their fathers wanted them to. Or they had to have their fathers approval of who they wanted to marry otherwise the father had the right to chop their head off or they had to become a nun. ...
Asked in William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet
When was Juliet supposed to marry Paris?
Juliet was originally supposed to marry Paris on a Thursday, but she submitted to her fathers will, and married him a day earlier....making it a Wednesday. She took the potion on the Tuesday night before the wedding, and was found "dead" by the Nurse. Juliet did this so she would not have to marry Paris. ...
Asked in Mythology, A Midsummer Night's Dream
How is hermia ambitious in A Midsummer Night's Dream?
Hermia is in love with Lysander, who is not the man (named Demetrius) her father wants her to marry. That was very ambitious for someone of her time, because usually daughters listened to whatever their fathers said. She also wanted to run away and marry Lysander. Thirdly, she stood up to the king and told him of her love for Lysander. ...
Why is Mrs. Bennet so eager to marry off her daughters?
She knew her husband could not leave them his money as it was entailed to Mr. Collins. Society women relied on husbands or fathers to support them as there were few opportunities to earn. Also it was a matter of social pride. ...
Asked in Gospel Music
Did Denise Clark marry the father of her children?
No....She had three out of wedlock before she was asked to leave the group. The other children all have the same father, but the first three have three separate fathers. ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law
Can you marry a married woman from Brazil without her getting a divorce from her first husband?
No. Her first marriage must be dissolved legally before you can marry her. No. Her first marriage must be dissolved legally before you can marry her. No. Her first marriage must be dissolved legally before you can marry her. No. Her first marriage must be dissolved legally before you can marry her. ...
Asked in History of Germany
Who did Wolf Rudiger Hess marry and what were the names of their children?
Yes he did marry and he had a son and two daughters. It would not be right to mention the names without asking if it was ok to mention them here. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
How has women and girls lives changed since the 1800s?
We can vote, we can get a higher education, we don't nessisarily have to have our fathers permission to date someone or marry them nor do we have to marry who our fathers tell us to do. I'm sure there's a lot more, but that's all can think of off of the top of my head. ...
Asked in The Westing Game
What do Berthe Crow and Grace Wexler have in common in the Westing Game?
I think they both approved of their daughters' fiances. The daughters didn't really like their fiances. (Violet and the politician; Crow didn't want Violet to marry George Theodorakis, but a politician instead, resulting in her suicide) (Angela and Denton; Grace wants Angela to marry Denton, but Angela doesn't want to marry Denton) ...