Quiz Question. Elizabethan Era 1485-1603 Late 15 th and early 17 th century. Mrs. Shean. Directions: Take Cornell Notes Title: Elizabethan Era. Heading Information and pictures Vocabulary Information and pictures Dates Information and pictures
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Elizabethan Era1485-1603Late 15th and early 17th century
Heading Information and pictures
Vocabulary Information and pictures
Dates Information and pictures
*Write down the definitions of new words and highlight them.
England under Queen Elizabeth_4.avi
At the beginning of this
period, ladies gowns were
modest. They had ruffled
sleeves (symbolizing upper
class), and a V-shaped
waist. The dresses were
made to show of small
waists and square
shoulders. Later, the ruffled
sleeves were turned to tight
sleeves, and the V-shaped
waist transformed into a
Farthingale: structures used under to support the skirts into the desired shape
The Elizabethan view of pure beauty was a woman with light hair and a snow white complexion complimented with red cheeks and lips.
Elizabethan fashion was highly elaborate. Clothes were decorated with heavy embroidery and decorated with jewels, spangles, pearls.
Padded shoulder sleeves
Semi cartwheel ruff with figure-of-eight lace
High collar figure-of-eight ruff
Clothes were designed with a layered approach requiring assistance in dressing from servants.
Upper class fashions were tight, hot and uncomfortable.
Deep figure-of-eight ruff
Cartwheel ruff with lace
Capotain: tall grey hat with a feather
Livery Collar: heavy chain, usually of gold, worn as political position.
Codpiece: a flap or pouch that attaches to the front of the crotch
Coif: a close fitting cap to keep hair in place.
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The average lifespan of an adult male was 47 years, while the life expectancy of people in London was 35 years for the richer ones, and only 25 years for the less affluent ones. Death in infancy or early childhood was common. Also, about 40% of the people died before their middle teenage years.
An appointment with a qualified doctor would cost one gold coin, equivalent to 10 shillings Using the retail price index, 10 shillings from 1560 is worth $1346.52 in 2006, which was very expensive under common standards during the 16th century and was therefore almost entirely exclusive to the royalty, nobles and the rich.
coarse bread of barley or rye (largest portion of the diet)
fine white bread
the rich considered food from the ground as lowly (carrots, potatoes, etc.)
Food the Poor Ate
Food the Wealthy Ate
ANTICK = the fool in the old plays
BODIKIN = an oath (Today: “I swear”) 'Od's Bodikin,' God's little Body
CALIVER = a hand-gun
DROLLERY = a puppet-show
ENGLUT = to swallow speedily
FET = fetched
GAST = frightened
HOISE = to hoist, heave up on high
INLY = inward
LOWT = a clown
NEELD = a needle
OPE = open
QUICKEN = to come to life
STIGMATICAL = deformed
TREACHERS = traitors