The purpose of this site is to take an extensive look at medieval "women" and their role as "workers." What were the roles of these women and what kind of occupations did they have? This site is broken down into three main sections: Peasant Working Women, Urban Working Women, and Women Involved in Healing and Nursing.
Modern historians are beginning to discover that medieval women made a significant contribution to the economy of the medieval world. Women in the Middle Ages played an active role in medieval society, although their economic efforts were affected by their social class, marital status and by the place and time in which they lived.
Understand the mechanics of Medieval castle layout, and the different areas and buildings in a typical Medieval castle. Includes a castle layout diagram from a castle in England; and descriptions of each building alongside its purpose.