Eleanor of Aquitaine
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This paper discusses the inferior position assigned to women of medieval society no matter what their status. The paper discusses the lives of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Hildegard of Bingen in light of this fact and looks at the restraints imposed upon women of that era.
From the Paper:"Norman Cantor has noted that the lives of medieval women were as diverse as those of men and that women in this era contributed to all the major movements that spelled success for an emerging European civilization. Nevertheless, women in the Middle Ages were, regardless of their position, status or birth, regarded as legitimately inferior to men and, as of necessity, submissive to their fathers and husbands and brothers. Even in the case of Queen Eleanor of..."
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