Literature of Chivalry/ Shifting role of women

Downplay of Knighthood brutality
Poems that recounted hero’s deeds and adventures such as King Authur and Charlamange

Church
Viewed woman as inferior

Romance
Worshiped Noblewomen even though in reality they were poor and helpless

Inheritace
What the noblewomen could get from there husband and some ruling over the land

Noblewomen rules
Acted as commander when the lord was away. Couldn’t be a knight, but later the power declines