Gender and social class

Gender and space

Gender and history

Coupled window and columns that belonged to the Pla de Nadal Palace. This window, located on the upper floor of the palace, was an element symbolizing status, nobility and power. The limited allusions to women during the medieval period tend to refer to noblewomen who were the wives of monarchs. Politics and the public sphere were reserved entirely for men.

No queen governed in her own right; she would simply have been held in high esteem by reason of her noble influences and family wealth.