Female Characters as Warriors
Female PCs are not going to be average women. Realistically, they are not going to be pursuing the normal paths to power. PCs are here for adventure!
Women as warriors are very, very rare in the Middle Ages. In some parts of Christendom, women are banned from even setting foot on a battlefield! Female PCs have penalties to physical ability scores and to bravery, so fighting is a difficult character option. Still, there are some ways to play a female warrior. This is not intended to be an exclusive list, merely a group of the most feasible suggestions.