Queen Elizabeth Time
She was the daughter of Henry VIII.
Elizabeth was highly intelligent and educated.
She took the throne in 1558, throned during a difficult time. (some major questions about religion and problems with the economy)
She brought in the Protestant faith.
It varied by location and status.
Women were subservient to men, depended on male relatives.
Village life changed during seasons, they became busy during harvest
Education of Average Man
Many women didn't go to school.
Noble kids got an education at home.
Learned manners and development, read/write English, history, literature, drama, Latin knowledge.
Cartography expanded (map making)
Britain was exploring different parts of the world
Huge development of trade with the rest of the world.
Was an invasion and conquest on England.
England was fighting for their lives, freedom, and way of life.
Elements of the church were reformed religion and Roman Catholicism.
Witchcraft was blamed for unexplainable events.
Women were accused of being witches.
Ghost encountered by Elizabethans.
Queen Elizabeth passed the witchcraft law of 1562
Printing press-increased knowledge and learning- interest in science, inventions, supernatural
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