Often, life in France offered little hope for women. Arranged marriages prevailed, and most women did not have a say in the matter of matrimony, for parental consent was required for women under the age of twenty-five. For poor families that could not offer a dowry, marriage opportunities for the women were bleak.
2 thoughts on “Almost Forgotten: The Marriageable Girls”
do you just have short blurbs about the fille du rio and the mariner girls I am trying to read asmuch as possible about these women
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No, I am sorry I do not.