[2016] Alisandra Alzaghtiti (Fatzinger P7): the elizabethan era - Alisandra Alzaghtiti

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[2016] Alisandra Alzaghtiti (Fatzinger P7): the elizabethan era - Alisandra Alzaghtiti

The Elizabethan Era

Queen Elizabeth I

The Elizabethan EraThe Elizabethan Era is often considered as the Golden Age.The Elizabethan Era is named after the greatest Queen of England - Queen Elizabeth I. It was the era of the very first Theatres in England - William Shakespeare, the globe Theatre and Christopher Marlowe! Queen Elizabeth recognized the importance of the arts to the life of her nation. She was fond of the theater, and many of England's greatest playwrights that were active during her reign, like William Shakespeare.

Eating in the Elizabethan EraThe food you ate in the Elizabethan Era depended on your status. Poor people may have had a diet largely consistent of bread, fish, cheese and ale, but the rich of Elizabethan England ate more of meats and vegetables.

The Elizabethan Era Life Daily life in the Golden Age was determined by status and location. Elizabethan women were to obey their men. They were dependent on their male relatives to support them. The Elizabethan village life changed with the seasons- the busiest were during the harvest and the hay making time. If you werent farming, then you were probably a bottler, a chaplain, an apothecary, a cordwainer or a Spinster, or had another occupation.

Here is a portrait of Queen Elizabeth I.

Here is a portrait of an assembly happening in one of the towns during the era.

Did you know?If you were sick back then, you would help yourself to arsenic, lily root, and dried toad.

Here is a portrait of a play happening in the old Elizabethan Era

Did you know?Queen Elizabeth was often called the "Virgin Queen" since she never got married.

Learn about the fashions of this era!



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