Elizabethan Life for Women
Elizabethan Women were subservient to men. They were dependent on their male relatives to support them. Upper Class Elizabethan Women, Royal Elizabethan Women, The Education of Upper Class Elizabethan Women, Lower Class Elizabethan Women, Elizabethan Women and Marriage and Elizabethan Women and their Appearance.
Elizabethan Village Life
Elizabethan Village Life changed with the seasons - the busiest being during harvest and hay making periods. People lived and worked in close family units and trades and specific skills were passed from Father to son. Women in Elizabethan Village Life, Hours of Work, Leisure time and the Decline in Village life
Elizabethan Life Occupations and Jobs
An A -Z of Elizabethan Life Occupations and Jobs. Descriptions of different Elizabethan Occupations. Elizabethan occupations and Jobs including a bottler, a chaplain, an apothecary, a cordwainer and a Spinster.
Elizabethan Life Medicine and Illnesses
The Elizabethan life medical profession. Elizabethan Illnesses - Bubonic Plague, dysentery and typhoid. Elizabethan Medicine - tobacco, arsenic, lily root and dried toad. Learn about Physicians, Surgeons, barbers and apothecaries.
Elizabethan Life Marriages and Weddings
Weddings in Elizabethan Life. Arranged Weddings and Marriages. The Dowry or Marriage Portion. The Elizabethan legal age to marry and the Age of Consent. The Church Wedding ceremony. The Elizabethan Wedding feast, the Wedding Reception & Food.
Elizabethan Life - Entertainment
Elizabethan Life Entertainment - the types of entertainment and the Elizabethan Entertainers. Different types of Sports and Tournaments. Games, Gaming and Gambling, Bear and Bull Baiting, Hawking and Hunting. The Plays and the Theatres. Fairs, Festivals, Banquets and Feasts all played a part in Elizabethan life
Elizabethan Life - Customs & Festivals
Elizabethan Life Customs & Festivals were based on the Church calendar. Feasts, Fairs and Festivals - Elizabethan Customs & Festivals.
Elizabethan Life - Wedding Dress
The bride did not wear a white wedding dress, this was a later tradition. Instead she would wear her best gown and kirtle. Elizabethan Wedding Clothes for men. Elizabethan Wedding Clothes for women. Upper Class and Lower class wedding clothes. Elizabethan Bride Lace.
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