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eBook Exploring Cultural History - Living in Elizabethan England (hardcover edition) ePub

by Myra Weatherly

  • ISBN: 0737720883
  • Category: Europe
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Myra Weatherly
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Greenhaven Press; 1 edition (May 14, 2004)
  • Pages: 128
  • ePub book: 1793 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1425 kb
  • Other: mbr doc azw lit
  • Rating: 4.8
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Living in Elizabethan England book. 0737720883 (ISBN13: 9780737720884).

Living in Elizabethan England book.

Living in Elizabethan England. Presents fourteen primary source documents and essays by historians on daily life in Elizabethan England, covering such aspects as homes and furnishings, family lifestyles, servants, weddings, education, religion, and entertainment.

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Presents fourteen primary source documents and essays by historians on daily life in Elizabethan England, covering such aspects as homes and furnishings, family lifestyles, servants, weddings, education, religion, and entertainment.

People lived to an average age of just 40 in 19th-century England, but that number is deceiving.

David Parry/PA Images/Getty Images. People lived to an average age of just 40 in 19th-century England, but that number is deceiving. Green-Wood Cemetery: A Victorian-Era Icon Turns 175. The area that Green-Wood would later call home had already played a crucial role in American history-the August 1776 Battle of Brooklyn.

The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603). Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history. The symbol of Britannia (a female personification of Great Britain) was first used in 1572, and often thereafter, to mark the Elizabethan age as a renaissance that inspired national pride through classical ideals, international expansion, and naval triumph over Spain.

The Elizabethan era is the period of English history associated with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

The Elizabethan era is the period of English history associated with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603). However, many critics expand the term to include the changes that started to take place in England and therefore in the English literature since the Renaissance, precisely, from the death of Chaucer (1400) and continued until the death of Shakespeare, in 1616.

Items related to Exploring Cultural History - Living in Imperial China. ISBN 13: 9780737720907. In this anthology, modern scholars and ancient sages write about the way of life of the imperial Chinese, covering such topics as the wisdom of Confucius, the origins of Chinese medicine, and the antics of the eunuchs of the imperial palace.

The reign of Elizabeth saw the population of England grow by around 35%. This growth was particularly noticeable in the cities and towns . However, this rising population caused problems for the people living in the towns and cities.

However, this rising population caused problems for the people living in the towns and cities. Firstly, is the price of food. As more people required food in towns, the price of the food rose quickly which meant that some people lost out and could not afford the food.

Elizabeth ascended as Queen of England on November 17th . Known as the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth did not marry or have children and died on March 24th 1603, aged 69, having reigned for 44 years. The standard of living of many of her subjects had dramatically declined thanks to the cost of ongoing wars, higher taxes and poor harvests. This economic recession coincided with a period of greater repression of Catholics in England.

The long reign of Elizabeth I stands out as an invigorating and creative period in English history. This volume of edited essays explores the living environment, the role of society, and the arts and leisurely pursuits of the age.