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== Your [[SCA]] [[Persona]] is a woman ==
 
== Your [[SCA]] [[Persona]] is a woman ==
   
* The most important thing in your life is your marital status - single, married, or widowed
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* The most important thing in your life is your marital status - single, [[marriage|married]], or widowed
 
** If you are a young unmarried woman, you obey your father
 
** If you are a young unmarried woman, you obey your father
 
** If you are married, you obey your husband
 
** If you are married, you obey your husband
 
** If you are widowed, you don't have to obey any man
 
** If you are widowed, you don't have to obey any man
** If you are in a [[convent]], you obey only God and his representatives on earth
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** If you are in a [[convent]], you obey only [[God]] and his representatives on earth
 
* You probably did not (or will not) marry for love, unless you live in the later [[SCA]] [[Period]]
 
* You probably did not (or will not) marry for love, unless you live in the later [[SCA]] [[Period]]
* You will probably give birth to multiple [[children]]
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* You will probably give [[birth]] to multiple [[children]]
 
* You have a high probability of dying in [[childbirth]]
 
* You have a high probability of dying in [[childbirth]]
* You will probably work to support yourself if you are not a member of the nobility
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* You will probably work to support yourself if you are not a member of the [[nobility]]
* Common occupations include seasonal agricultural labour, the textiles trade ([[spinning]], [[weaving]], etc), being a servant, hospitality (running an inn or [[tavern]]), or taking over the business of your husband if you are widowed
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* Common [[occupation]]s include seasonal [[agriculture|agricultural]] labour, the textiles trade ([[spinning]], [[weaving]], etc), being a [[servant]], hospitality (running an [[inn]] or [[tavern]]), or taking over the business of your husband if you are widowed
* If you were too well-bred to work for pay, you would spend your time in household management, needlework, religious and charitable duties, or during the [[Renaissance]] in particular, educating yourself in the arts.
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* If you were too well-bred to work for pay, you would spend your time in household management, [[needlework]], [[religious]] and [[charity|charitable]] duties, or during the [[Renaissance]] in particular, [[education|educating]] yourself in the [[arts]].
* You were probably not [[literate]], unless you were of the [[upper classes]], [[late period]], or both.
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* You were probably not [[literate]], unless you were of the [[upper class]]es, [[late period]], or both.
   
 
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Latest revision as of 15:57, 24 October 2006

Woman is a term reserved for adult human females.

Your SCA Persona is a woman

  • The most important thing in your life is your marital status - single, married, or widowed
    • If you are a young unmarried woman, you obey your father
    • If you are married, you obey your husband
    • If you are widowed, you don't have to obey any man
    • If you are in a convent, you obey only God and his representatives on earth
  • You probably did not (or will not) marry for love, unless you live in the later SCA Period
  • You will probably give birth to multiple children
  • You have a high probability of dying in childbirth
  • You will probably work to support yourself if you are not a member of the nobility
  • Common occupations include seasonal agricultural labour, the textiles trade (spinning, weaving, etc), being a servant, hospitality (running an inn or tavern), or taking over the business of your husband if you are widowed
  • If you were too well-bred to work for pay, you would spend your time in household management, needlework, religious and charitable duties, or during the Renaissance in particular, educating yourself in the arts.
  • You were probably not literate, unless you were of the upper classes, late period, or both.

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