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Title: The Elizabethan Era


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The Elizabethan Era
  • 1558-1603

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  • Time associated with Queen Elizabeth I reign
    (15581603)
  • Often considered to be the Golden Age in English
    history
  • It was the height of the English Renaissance
  • poetry, music, literature, theater
  • It was an age of exploration and expansion abroad
  • the Protestant Reformation became more acceptable
    to the people

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Living Conditions
  • Most people were very poor
  • Raw sewage in the Thames River
  • Many diseases (Typhoid, Bubonic plague, smallpox,
    syphilis, scurvy, malaria)
  • People only bathed two or three times a year
  • Thought diseases spread through odor, not germs.

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Person infected with smallpox
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Fashion
  • Statutes of Apparel
  • Clothes for the wealthy
  • Satin, lace, silk, felt, cotton, furs, taffeta
  • Crimson, silver, gold, purple, dark blue, black
    and white
  • Big collars
  • Very pale skin, high foreheads
  • Clothes for the poor
  • Cotton, flax, wool, linen
  • Brown, yellow, orange, green, gray, russet, pale
    blue, pink
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Education
  • Only boys went to school Grammar School
  • Girls from wealthy families were allowed to be
    taught at home

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Entertainment
  • Feasts - A large, elaborately prepared meal,
    usually for many persons and often accompanied by
    court entertainment. Often celebrated religious
    festivals
  • Banquets - A ceremonial dinner honoring a
    particular guest
  • Fairs - The Annual Summer Fair was often a bawdy
    affair
  • Plays - Starting as plays enacted in town squares
    followed by the actors using the courtyards of
    taverns or inns ( referred to as Inn-yards )
    followed by the first theatres ( great open air
    amphitheatres built in the same style as the
    Roman Coliseum ) and then the introduction of
    indoor theatres called Playhouses

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  • Mystery Plays - Re-enacting stories from the
    Bible
  • Festivals - Celebrating Church festivals
  • Dancing - Elizabethan dances enjoyed by the Upper
    Classes, Royalty and Nobility Jousts /
    Tournaments - A series of tilting matches between
    knights
  • Games and Sports - archery, bowling, cards, dice,
    hammer-throwing, and wrestling
  • Animal Sports - Including Bear and Bull baiting.
    Dog and Cock fighting
  • Hunting - Sport followed by the nobility often
    using dogs
  • Hawking - Sport followed by the nobility with
    hawks

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Romance
  • Courtly Love!!!
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