Water was in Scares Most of the British people in that era drank cider, beer or wine in place of water. Sugar, only affordable to the rich was known to blacken teeth. They were not allowed to speak their mind. By age 15 a person could expect 40—50 more years of life. She was a wise and just Queen and chose the right advisers and never let herself get dominated by these advisers.
Playwrights were normally paid in increments during the writing process, and if their play was accepted, they would also receive the proceeds from one day's performance. A subgenre developed in this period was the , which deals satirically with life in London after the fashion of. Before theatres were built, actors travelled from town to town and performed in the streets or outside inns. At a somewhat higher social level families ate an enormous variety of meats, especially beef, mutton, veal, lamb, and pork, as well as chickens, and ducks. The rich also enjoyed hunting small game and birds with hawks, known as. The Hampden Portrait, Queen Elizabeth I, circa 1563. Petty Sessions Courts, Manor Courts, and town courts handled unimportant crimes.
Raleigh sent others to found the ; it remains a mystery why the settlers all disappeared. The most expensive pieces were given to higher class characters because costuming was used to identify social status on stage. Honey was used to make a sweet alcoholic drink called mead which was drunk by all classes. In part because of this, but also because the English had been expelled from their last outposts on the continent, the centuries long conflict between France and England was suspended during the Elizabethan era. The mortar and pestle were essential in grinding nuts and spices for the Elizabethan recipes that was kept in a book by each cook.
On the night before May Day, the youth of the village or town went out into the woods to gather mayflowers. People decorated with garlands, played games like -bobbing, and had processions of candles. Meat was a rare luxury for the poorer classes. The Rise and Fall of Merry England: The Ritual Year, 1400—1700. Economically, 's founding of the 1565 , the first stock exchange in England and one of the earliest in Europe, proved to be a development of the first importance, for the economic development of England and soon for the world as a whole. The next and last Christmas holiday was the Twelfth Day or Night, also called Epiphany, which celebrated the arrival of the Three Magi, or wise men, at the manger of the infant Christ.
Once a play was sold to a company, the company owned it, and the playwright had no control over casting, performance, revision, or publication. This class was made of people not born of noble birth who by acquiring large amounts of property became wealthy landowners. The strong authority made going against the monarch a sin. The situations were often fluid, and much of this history is obscure; this timeline necessarily implies more precision than exists in some cases. There were Six Established Class in this Era The era was classified into six groupings. During the Elizabethan era, there was heavy sexism.
Instead Essex returned to England and sought to start his own rebellion. A Protestant rebellion ensued, and Queen Mary imprisoned Elizabeth, a Protestant, in the on suspicion of complicity. Their customary rulings for the behavior of children were taken from Bible passages, which explained the duty of parents in properly raising their children and likewise explaining the responsibility of children to respect and obey their elders. The actors were all male; in fact, most were boys. This was the first day of Lent when everyone began to abstain from eating certain foods, such as meat. Elections only occurred for the members of the House of Commons.
Elizabethan Food Economic and Social Class Availability of Food The availability of food during the Elizabethan Era was based on economic and social class standing. You would find the kitchen on one side, with the living area on the right. The government of Elizabethan England was centralized, well organized and very efficient. Only Lords and Nobles were allowed to hunt deer, boar, hares and rabbits. The rear side was restricted for the entrances and exits of the actors and seating for the musicians.
Hunting was strictly limited to the upper class. The members of the House of Commons only had voting power if they were male and received a certain annual income. The Royal banquets of the Elizabethan Era were the most magnificent. Festivals - People relished various festivals in those days as well. Home grown produce was used to feed the majority of the English. These men were rich and powerful, and they have large households.