History of Europe

What role did women play in the 17th century?

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2011-02-05 11:55:00

They were expected to look after the household, make sure the

servants did things right and that everything ran smoothly. Many

also worked on farms, in businesses, or as cheap labor for

work-places.

Some were midwives, servants or landladies.


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