- Why did kings normally marry younger girls/women in medieval England?
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- by Augustus Aurelious
- Hans-Georg Lundahl
- Middle Ages fan + Latin student in Lund (where Medieval Latin rules).
- Answered 23h ago
- Because a typical age of marriage is between 12 and 22 for a girl in European aristocracy at the time, because a girl unlike a man does not have to get a position first, but can marry at puberty.
Not all did.
In England, some went below that.
Like the daughter of King John Lackland.
Some ages at death both sexes and at marriage for girls in posterity of St Louis IX:
France St Louis IX to Louis XI, I
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