BC: Well-born women were very powerful and did not need anyone else's consent to own and give estates and rings.
1: Anglo-Saxons women naturally depend greatly on her social class as well as regional and period differences.
2: In the Anglo-Saxon household, food was prepared by male slaves alone or men and women equally, but preparing and serving drink was a womens job.
3: Anglo-Saxon women had a high mortality rate because of the dangerous pregnancies, miscarriages and childbirth.
4: Anglo-Saxon women generally had clear and sensible legislation for their rights.
5: The Anglo-Saxon women wore chemise, this is a linen or silk rarely seen simple tunic.
6: Anglo-Saxon women also wore under tunic but appears to have wrinkled sleeves.
7: Womens heads are covered both indoors and out. Headbands are worn in conjunction with head coverings.
8: In monastic life, gardening was done by the women, another possible occupation for anglo-saxon women
9: In the anglo-saxon england sons and daughters were considered equally important the women had as much power as they did.
10: The wergild(the fine paid for killing somebody) and women was identical, but for pregnant women it was 1.5 times the usual.
11: Letters showed women as advocates and protectors, and people would praise women's wisdom rather than exterior features.