Life in Elizabethan England

If you lived in Elizabethan England, you might:
  • See a Shakespeare play, starring William Shakespeare
  • Meet the man who made the first voyage around the the world
  • Board The Golden Hind with a pirate admiral to plunder Spanish ships in the name of the Queen • Join the rebels who want to put Mary, Queen of Scots, on the English throne Fiery Elizabeth's long rule was an exciting time to be alive.

Shakespeare

By Peter Chrisp

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This richly illustrated book, part of DK's Eyewitness series, presents the life and work of Shakespeare and gives information about the theater of 16th-century London.

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One Day in Shakespeare's England

By Avis Murton Carter

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From the poor to the tradesmen to the very rich, follow the everyday lives of people in the year 1600. 48 pages.

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Mary I: The History of an Unhappy Tudor Queen

By Winifred Roll

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The story of the daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon who, during a brief reign, tried to bring Protestant England back to the Roman Catholic Church. Mary was Elizabeth's older sister and ruled immediately before her.

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Food & Feasts in Tudor Times

By Richard Balkwill

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The people in Queen Elizabeth's time did not eat the same foods or have the same table manners that we do today. Learn about some of the differences in this short book. Part of the Food and Feasts series.

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Elizabethan Village

By Anthony Fletcher

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Illustrations are adapted from period sources. Part of the Then and There series.

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Elizabethan England

By William W. Lace

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During the 45-year reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England, her country became a world power and underwent a renaissance in music, architecture, literature and drama. At the same time, England's military victories and bold explorations laid the foundations of the British Empire.

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Behind the Mask: The Life of Queen Elizabeth I

By Jane Resh Thomas

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A short biography of Elizabeth I that describes her triumphant reign as well as the childhood that shaped the woman she became.

Also available as an eBook.

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