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S: William Shakespeare in Elizabethan England

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FC: Elizabethan Era

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2: I | In Elizabethan England, there were rolling hills all over, connecting mountains and natural harbors. All year round, they faced a decent amount of rainfall. | Geography of Elizabethan England

3: T | On the roads there were bad street signs, so maps were used to navigate around. The maps were very important and contained houses, restaurants, train stations, pubs and cottages.

4: R | eligion | Many people living in Elizabethan believed in the studying and use of witchcraft by witches. When the out break of black death spread, the population blamed the witches. | A big religion that was practiced and followed around Elizabethan England was through the Roman Catholic Church. This was followed so seriously due to Queen Elizabeth's beliefs. In a monarchy, the people under rule are expected to follow the same religion as their ruler, and almost all in Elizabethan did. | Many witches were put on trial for deaths and weird behavior. The accused witches were usually, old, poor, unprotected, single women and widows.

6: Achievements | During the time of Elizabethan England, arts, literature and music were very big and popular. It began to bring back things from the Dark Ages. The arts showed the ways people lived their lives and valued society. There was a progression in medicine with tobacco, arsenic and lily root. Entertainment at the time was sports, theaters and games. Arts that were drawn were oil paints and humans.

9: Politics | In Elizabethan England everyone lived under the rule of Queen Elizabeth in a monarchy. Anyone who committed a crime would be sent to be tortured or death. Everyone was forced to follow Christianity under her rule. Queen Elizabeth had control over all of Elizabethan.

10: Economy | The economy was based on literary arts and harvesting. Everyone made a living being an artist, author, musician, lawyer, physician or farmer. Over time the merchant groups grew as new immigrants arrived. There was a huge trade in wool and agriculture. Many people hunted meat and animals. The center of the economy was trade.

13: The gender roles were very expected upon one another. The men were expected to support the family while the women stayed at home. Many illness's spread through the villages, in which were blamed on the which craft practiced by the accused witches. There were different social classes in Elizabethan. It went, monarch, noble, gentry, merchant, laborer. The ranks would be determined based on, education, employment, wealth, and the family you are born into. Many gentleman in the village aspired to be lawyers, work in the arts or physicians. | Society

14: William Shakespeare 1564-1616

15: His Life... | William Shakespeare was born in England, the twenty third of April in the year 1564. His parents were John and Mary. Later in life he married a young woman, Ann Hathaway. Together they had three children, Judith, Hamlet, and Susanne. Their marriage was anything but a success. There was rumors he was having two affairs as well as whispers through town that Ann was pregnant before marrying William.

16: His Career...

17: William Shakespeare was famous for writing plays, poems and acting. His acting company was known as The Chamberlains Men, they soon changed their name to The Kings Men. He wrote many different forms of plays, tragedy, comedy and history. He wrote over thirty-five plays as well as some poems and sonnets.

18: Queen Elizabeth helped to influence Williams success by providing money, personalities, entertainment and helping him to achieve fame. Williams creations would come to life when his plays were put on stage. William co-owned The Globe Theatre with James Burdage. The opening date of The Theatre was September 21, 1598. However, in 1613 The Globe faced a fire. There was no female actresses in Williams plays because Queen Elizabeth believed women should stay home, it was illegal and disrespectful.

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  • Title: Elizabethan England
  • All about the life William Shakespeare lived, in Elizabethan England during the years 1564 and 1616.
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