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Jun 11, 2024

[Answer] 3. Which member of the household was in an ambiguous role - not quite a servant, but not quite a member of the family, either?

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...1. Parlour Maid 2. Governess 3. Footman 4. Housekeeper A governess was often either a 'poor relation', or a woman from a good family who needed to work because the family had fallen on hard financial times. Because of this they could not be treated as actual servants, but neither were they a proper member of the family. They would, from time to time, be invited to eat with the family rather than with the children. Every so often they might be asked to make up numbers at a dinner table, or play the piano to entertain guests. Especially from c. 1870 on many governesses were well educated women. This, together with their prolonged, direct contact with members of the family tended to make their role ambiguous. (In addition to teaching the children, they took them for walks and played with them). In some households they were much better educated than the lady of the house - and in a few cases the master of the house even preferred the company of a well educated, witty governess to that of his wife. This could lead to very real problems ...




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Governess:


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