The Elizabethan era is the epoch in English history marked by the reign of Queen
Elizabeth I ... England during this period had a centralised, well-organised, and
effective ... The Essex Rebellion o...
Shakespeare lived during a remarkable period of English history, a time of ... I
became the Queen of England in 1558, six years before Shakespeare's birth. ...
the Bard's time—would have immediately told audience members a lot about that
During Shakespeare's time, people's lives were often short. As many as one-half
of the children born never lived beyond fifteen years and, thus, never ... The
largest, known as Kett's Rebellion after its organizer, had 16,000 participants. ....
Although England had laws against witchcraft, they were far more just and
Jun 26, 2011 ... br / England in Shakespeare's time<br />What was England like in
Shakespearian time? ... in Shakespeare's time<br />Who ruled the monarchy
during this period? .... in 1882, and originally named after Harry Hotspur - one of
Shakespeare's characters .... Some actors received their lines just before...
Find out more about the history of William Shakespeare, including videos, ... he
also held a series of municipal positions before falling into debt in the late 1580s.
... at a time when those who rejected the newly established Church of England
faced ... What did the newly married father and future literary icon do during those
"Like a Virgin: Queen Elizabeth and the Status of Women," in Shakespeare Alive!,
... present an overview of the social conditions in which Elizabethan women lived.
... A woman in sixteenth-century England had no vote, few legal rights, and an ...
and ancient literature—both classical and biblical—just as their brothers did.
Jan 12, 2010 ... He wrote plays and poems during the late fifteenth and early ... after James the
First became King of England in sixteen-oh-three. ... It is not just new versions of
the plays that live on in popular culture. ... We leave you with words of praise by
Ben Jonson, a playwright who lived during Shakespeare's time.
May 18, 2014 ... In Elizabethan England, during the times when plays were not completely ...
Ascension Day (just to name a few), when people would drink and make merry.
Dances were popular, whether you lived in London or in a small ... when the
attractions of the bear garden paled before those of the theatre; and in ...
The picture of the time has all the light and darkness of a work of Rembrandt. ...
Pedlars sold their wares in the church porches during service. ... "Many there are,
" said Sandys, preaching before Elizabeth even after her reforms .... Besides the
references just given two others may be quoted, if single passages mean
During the outbreak of 1592-93, the Crown ordered the complete closure of all ...
One of the worst outbreaks of smallpox occurred two years before Shakespeare's
birth, ... It would take just one minor cut or sore for the typhus infected feces to
enter ... Going to a Play in Elizabethan London ... Shakespeare Hits the Big Time