The strong authority made going against the monarch a sin. This is the highest ranking and to be in this class you usually had to be born in it. During this time the Uniformity Laws were in place. The game itself was intense for there were very few rules. Shrovetide was the period consisting of the Sunday through the Tuesday before , the first day of Lent, or the forty-day period of fasting before Easter. First, it made the poor feel that something was being done for them and made them feel less angry about the situation they were in. This stage was where one saw a division between old and new.
Navigation and Exploration The Elizabethan Era saw the rise of the English navy with the defeat of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Education in the Elizabethan Era: Education in the Elizabethan Era was usally ment for upper and middle class boys and also upper class girls. The most important courts were the Great Sessions Courts or the Assizes, and the Quarter Sessions Courts which dealt with most crimes. The next largest English city, by comparison, was only about fifteen thousand people. Shakespeare Published His First Play in the Elizabethan Era Queen Elizabeth poured money into London's arts scene, building the city's first theaters and sponsoring productions. Simple songs and ballads could be sung in villages and fields to ease task s undertaken by the lower classes.
Chained to the banks there were sometimes criminals, who had to abide the washing of three tides. The poor people mostly ate fish, cheese, bread, and ale. The queen hired painters like Nicholas Hilliard and Marcus Gheeraerts to paint her portraits in a manner of elegance, wealth, and power. Boys and girls also wore dresses of the same styles. Young boys and girls alike were dressed in skirts until the age of about six. If they were single, then their father, brother or another male relative was expected to take care of them. For the sons of the growing middle classes, though, there was an increasing opportunity for education in the country's public schools.
During summer the school day started at six o'clock in the morning and finished at five o'clock in the evening. Life In London during the Elizabethan Era The Elizabethan Era was the period of time from 1558-1603. Gender roles during the Elizabethan era limited the roles of women. Punishments such as whipping were done in public to shame the criminal and warn others that this would happen to them if they did the same. Religion During the Elizabethan era religion was one of the uniting factors among Elizabethans. They also often had plates and silverware decorated with fruits, vegetable, foliage and figures.
If a couple did want to separate, then they needed to obtain an annulment, which, if granted, meant that their marriage had never been lawful. Thus, noble women, as well as men, were given an impressive education in the classics, mathematics, and all other academic subjects of the day. Nobility The Lost Colony Western Europe Map Society began to form along new lines during the Tudor years and it was an age of individuality. As you can see many things have changed throughout time, but the love people have for sports was always alive and strong. The navy used b ig wooden ships and naval battles were more common than land battles. Typically the sports were categorized as team sports, blood sports, and individual sports. However, the new industries provided few jobs for unskilled laborers.
Among farm laborers and craftspeople, families were viewed as working units. The rise of the gentry was the dominant feature of Elizabethan society. Dog and Cock fighting Entertainment for the Rich Entertainment for the middle and lower classes Jesters - A fool in Elizabethan courts Mummers - A masked or costumed dancer especially at a festival Minstrels - Traveling musician who sang of legends Troubadours - Traveling musician who sang of love Acting Troupes - Traveling actors Jugglers - Also used tricks, deception, or fraud Art Queen Elizabeth's love of the arts had a large impact on the development and advancement of different art styles. However, Tudor England saw a great increase in crime as for many it was the only way they could survive. The holiday was celebrated for nearly two hundred years after her death.
Lower class people enjoyed far less frequent entertainment in the form of traveling performers. These laws stated the colors as well as the type of clothing an individual was allowed to own and wear. Other arts such as music and painting were popular during the time. Raleigh never visited the New World. The monarch was Queen Elizabeth. The laws of inheritance meant that fathers were anxious to have a son, but that does not mean that daughters were unloved and unwanted.
They would make recommendations and give her advice. Nobility and knights were still at the top of the social ladder. They enjoyed pastries, tarts, cakes, cream, custard, and crystallized fruit and syrup. Shrovetide celebrations included great feasts and many amusements; Shrovetide is the origin of the celebrations that still take place today in many parts of the world. However, few detailed portraits or records of the clothing of the poor remain. Sometimes wine glasses, dishes would be made out of crisp molded sugar called sugar-plate which would be elaborately decorated. But mostly, the life of the people in this era depended on the class they belonged to.
There were rosy milkmaids in the early morning streets, and sellers of newly gathered cresses. Death takes away a baby The government in Tudor England became very concerned about the poor. He made two trips to England and was listed among those sailing for the New World in 1587 with Governor White and his colonists. Arranged marriages were mostly between neighbors and friends except for noble classes. Generally, life expectancy reached until 42 years old, but of course the richer rank had lived years longer than that. The flowers were used to decorate houses, but most villages also used them to decorate a pole that the young men and women danced around the next day. The Role of Women in Elizabethan Society Women in Elizabethan society did not have the ability to make decisions about their lives.
They were dependent on their male relatives to support them. Oxford University or Cambridge University were the most popular choices. Elizabethans tended to cook their meats with fruits, preferring the sweet taste. The Thames was everybody's thoroughfare. Although only men had the right to vote during this time period, this right extended only to men with certain social ranks.