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FC: William Shakespeare's Elizabethan England | 1564... | ...1616

1: By: Tori Feeney

2: G | Geography | The geography of england during the time of Shakespeare was based in Europe.

3: There were large mountains to the north and rolling hills to the south.

4: R | In Elizabethan England they practiced the Roman Catholic religion. | Religion

5: One of the main Roman Catholic ceremonies is a wedding. It was based manly on religion and the union of two people in God's witness. | The Roman Catholics also had many superstitions and irrational beliefs. 1) It was believed that if you sneezed with your mouth open, you were giving the Devil a chance to enter your body. 2) Believed highly in Witch craft.

6: A | Many of the achievements made during the Elizabethan era had to do with art and music. | Music was very important to many people in the Elizabethan Era. It was also very common. | Achievements

7: The Elizabethan Era was when Queen Elizabeth ruled. This time was considered a "golden age". | Painting were on high demand. Many of the paintings were of Queen Elizabeth and were very treasured.

8: P | The government of England was very complex and was ruled by Queen Elizabeth. | England was divided into many separate regions for better control of the land.

9: Politics

10: E | Food was very important. It was based on you economic and social standing. If you had poor harvest you were in bad luck. | Economy

11: The currency used was pounds, with all gold and silver coins.

12: S | The Elizabethan Era functioned on a social hierarchy with the Queen at the top.

13: There were many diverse jobs as well. Some were very difficult where some were fairly simple. The list of jobs consisted of acrobats, artists, bakers, butlers, chaplains, cottars, jesters, knights and squires just to name a few.

14: The Life of William Shakespear | Life | William Shakespear was born in his home in !564 in Stratford Apon Avon England. His parents names were Mary Arden and John Shakespear. John worked as a farmer in Stratford and eventually moved toLondon to open a business. William had one brother and one sister named Johnathan and Margret, who both shortly after their birth passed away. Shakespear was barely educated. He attended King Edward the Forth grammar school from ages seven to fourteen.He learned the Latin language and studied authors and the Catholic religion.

15: Shakespear got married to Anne Hathaway and had three children. Their names were Sussane, Hamnet, and Judith. His children, like his brother and sister did not live a long life. Hamnet died at age eleven of the Bubonic Plague. William Shakespear died on April 23, 1616at the age of fifty-one.

16: Persona | Hello, my name is Melania and am 14 years old. My family and I live on our land just outside of the city. Everyday I walk to work with my friend Alessa. We both work inside our dear friend Juliet's home as her maids. My daily work activity consists of waking Juliet when I arrive, dressing her in her fancy gowns and clean her room. Alessa also helps me to dress her and clean the room but most of our chores are done separately. I am not very wealthy but I do not belong to the poorest family. My family is working class and always will be, but we don't really mind. My look is very classic. I am five foot five inches in height and I weigh one hundred and fifteen pounds. My hair is light brown, long and straight and I have green eyes.

17: I am very calm and passive where as Juliet and Alessa is the total opposite. They are very talkative and loud, which is why we are such great friends. If I were to describe myself in three words they would have to be nice, quiet and pretty. My clothing is never elaborate or fancy, normally just a cleaning dress. After a long days work I return home to my cottage with dinner waiting. It is never anything grand, just average meal that consists of a protein and a vegetable from our farm. I barely have any education, I just know how to read and write. This is because I have been working for most of my life. I don't have many plans for my future. Maybe to get married and have children. But for now I am just going to stick to my friendship with Juliet and Alessa!

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