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Life in the Time of Shakespeare: Elizabethan England

Queen Elizabeth I (September 7,1533 – March 24, 1603)

Nasty diseases


The Task

Your task is to research this era in order to provide the class with more information about the time period in which Shakespeare lived.  You should provide some information about the social, economic, and political state of England during this time. 

Some topics you should address are:

  • The monarch of England
  • Social classes
  • The plague
  • Fashion and clothing
  • Food and recipes
  • Everyday life

Music Sample

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