It is the responsibility of the father to ensure that his children are suitably educated, although the actual role of educating might fall on the mother. This fatherly role might mean direct teaching of a skill (this is common among the lower classes). Or it might entail the hiring of a tutor.

It is the role of the mother to provide religious instruction and social etiquette.

Most lower classes cannot read although if a father is able to hire a tutor they will likely do so even at great personal cost. There are also a number of guilds that will take in children to educate them in specific roles, such as smithing, masonry and glass-blowing.

It is even noted that some very noble families might educate some of their promising slaves.

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