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Women in the 17 th century

Women in the 17th Century

MADAME DE SAINT

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CATHERINE THE GREAT

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Strong

STRONG

Women of the 17th Century were very interesting .

Some women in the 17th Century were strong minded and independent

. During this time women would dress and portray their self as men just so they can fight in war.

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Quiet

QUIET

Unmarried virgins and wives were to maintain silence in the public and give unstinting obedience to father and husband, though widows had some scope for making their own decisions and managing their affairs. (Taylor 1708)

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Revenge

revenge

  • Women took up for their families as well as the man did. When someone hurt them or their family , the woman of the house seek REVENGE.

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Hard workers

HARD WORKERS

Women worked just like he man did but even harder.

They took care of the children, milked the cows, cook dinner ,and worked on the farm.

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Women in the 17 th century

Strong and confident women that played major roles like Lady of Merica led troops against the Vikings and Olga of Russia.((Salzman 1562)

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Lazy men

Lazy men

  • Most men could not run a farm or a business without their wife’s help.(Stern 1698).

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Warriors

WARRIORS

There are depictions of Hittite women warriors from 1300 BC (Greer 1685). There was a female chariot fighter competing against men (Kenyon 1776)

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Women in the 17 th century

Aristocratic ladies who led troops in seige and batle included Alrude Countess of Bertinoro.(Bijvoet 1780)

Madame de Saint Baslemont de Neuville as well as two unamed aristocratic sisters fought duels.(Stern 1676)

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Leaders

LEADERS

Lady Agnes Randolph (1300-1369), known as Black Agnes fought for de Bruce. (Graham 1550).

Queen of Edward III , led twelve thousand soldiers against the invading Scots in 1346 and captured their king , David Bruce (Graham 1554)

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Protecting their home

PROTECTING THEIR HOME

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Women wanted their revenge

WOMEN WANTED THEIR REVENGE

Mademoiselle Leverrierfouht a duel with the naval officer, Duprihez , who jilted her (Baldick 1777)

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We wanted real jobs

We wanted “real” jobs

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This is now and forever

THIS IS NOW AND FOREVER!!!

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We had to multitask why because men are lazy

WE HAD TO MULTITASK..WHY..? BECAUSE MEN ARE LAZY

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Women were also tailoresses, milliners , dyers , shoemakers, and embroiderers, (Rensselaer 1772). They were also washerwomen . Worked in food preparation such as brewers bakers and confectioners and TOOK CRE OF THE CHLDREN/HUSBAND

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Women in the 17 th century

WOMEN IN THE 17TH CENTURY WAS STRONG AND THEY STOOD UP FOR THEM SELVES THEY WASN’T

JUST HOUSEWIFES!!!

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Women are smart

WOMEN ARE SMART!!!

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Women in the 17 th century

Their lives revolved around their family if you cross their family you crossed them. They cleaned cooked brewed beer , washed and help the men work on farms(Baldick 1777)

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Women in the 17 th century

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Women was seen as a social outcast (Graham 1750). We couldn’t work certain jobs and the “men though we wasn’t good enough to fight in war.. We had to wear what they THOUGHT we should put on.

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Women in the 17 th century

In 1795 the French revolutionary governement ordered French women to return to their homes and prohibited them from attending political meetings, or gathering in groups of more than five women (Taylor 1766).

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Women in the 17 th century

Women took part in the Crusades in the armies of the Emperor

Conrad and William Count of Poitiers in spite of a papal bull forbidding them to do so.

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Women in the 17 th century

In 1545 , Lillard led the Scots at the battle of Ancrum (Graham 1556).

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Women in the 17 th century

Mademoiselle La Maupin, an actress who dies in 1707 , was trained in swordfightiing by her . She issued more than one challenge to duel , and was pardoned by king Louis XIV after killing several men in one evening ball (Baldick 1775)

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Women in the 17 th century

Jemima Wmer took her deceased husbands place in the ranks during an American army expedition into Canada led by General Richard Montogomery and Colonel Benedict Arnold (Baldick 1776)

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Women in the 17 th century

EDUCATED

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Work cited

Germaine Greer- “Kissing of the Rod New York” : Frariar Straus Giroux,1988

Elspeth Graham –” Her Own Life” Psychology Press ,1989

Robert Baldick – “The Duel” Indiana University : Chapman & Hall ,1996

Paul Salzman –”Early Modern Women’s Writing”-Oxford , Oxford University ,2008

Jeremy Taylor- “ The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living” London , Pickering 1840

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