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- 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.