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Women in Seville II Male authority A. women having to hire men to act on their behalf in receiving, selling, or renting property B. Books were published to correct the women’s behavior which described how to be the perfect wife and to keep their natural place in an economy of domestic production.1583 friar Luis de Leon published book. Wives should be first to rise in the morning to supervise servants as a captain does his infantry. <type of apprenticeship C. Taught at young age, some seven to learn domestic skills III. Marriage A. disruptions of typical marriage. 1. foreign men would enter Spain an marry women to profit and the economy, then would leave wife once they made money. Council of Trent and the Inquisition tried to prevent this and marriage was treated as a sacrament 2. Death- hard to protect their inheritance of their dead husbands. Had to file papers to act as legal guardians, some tried to continue business. Some women faced troubled due to guilds, Ex. Guild for carpenters and wood- carvers allowed the running of shop as long as they did not remarry., silk weavers allowed women to keep their husbands looms and cloths for a year and would have to take exam in order to keep one loom with no apprentices unless they were children. IV. Jobs A. Female food sellers faced regulations that prevented them from selling food from their house B. Convents, nuns were hurt cuz of silk- weaving and embroidery. C. Healers did great part of healing in Seville, helped family, neighbors, travelers, abandoned children, inmates of prisons and hospitals. Beatas dedicated lives to God but were not nuns became renowned for ability to heal. Stories circulated of women’s ability to heal, but did little to help the status of women as knowledgeable healers who deserved compensation. People began to worry about their sexual power so some people associated them with sorcery and witchcraft. D. Midwives faced considerable suspicion as well. They presided over the rites of birth. They were believed as immoral and sorcerous because they taught a medicine of deception, contraception, and abortion that allowed them to undermine directions for female chastity. Inquisition became supicious of midwives of Jewish and Muslim ancestory. Judeoconveras and Moriscas were women who converted from Jewish and Muslim religions but were thought to still promote Jewish birth celebrations such as circumcision and practice muslim traditions such as water baths and fumigation. Laws were passed to prevent people of jewish or muslim blood from holdin certain offices, occupations, or even attending university. Judeo conversas forged genealogies in order to get permission to sail anywhere else, but moriscas had much less success. Men were exiled and a two year rebellion in 1570 began E. Slave Women- had to support and work for master especially as domestic servants or spinners. Some worked separate from masters but had to pay them still. They
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course HIST 32.154F taught by Professor Racheotes during the Spring '08 term at Mass Colleges.

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