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Elizabethan Era

The Elizabethan Era was a time of many changes and developments and was considered the Golden Age in English history. The Elizabethan Era was the period when Queen Elizabeth I ruled over England. Though it was an exciting time, marked by a rising mid
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How were herbs used as medicine? What did people believe about the influence of the stars on humans? Elizabethan Era The Elizabethan Era was a time of many changes and developments and was considered the Golden Age in English history.
The Elizabethan Era was the period when Queen Elizabeth I ruled over England.
Though it was an exciting time, marked by a rising middle class, the Age of Explorers, Shakespearean theater, the height of the English Renaissance and the time of the development of English poetry and literature, it was also the time of endemic, high child mortality, outbreaks of plague and small pox. What role did fortune play in people's lives? What did Elizabethans believe about order in the universe? What were masques and what role did they play in Elizabethan society? Marchie Fernandez
Gerald Flores
June 2013 ELIZABETHAN CUSTOMS, BELIEFS, AND WORLDVIEW During the Elizabethan era, people believed that stars, planets, and signs of zodiac were linked to various parts of their bodies.
Things that happened in the universe were believed to happen on the smaller scale of the human body.
They believed that by looking at the alignment and conjunction of the stars, they could predict the future of their lives Herbs were usually home remedies or ones prescribed by old wise woman and soothsayers.
When someone had a head ache, they would be treated with herbs, such as lavender, rose, sage, and bay.
Heart problems were remedied by plants such as basil, saffron, and rosemary.
Stomachaches were cured with wormwood, mint, and balm.
Pneumonia and bronchitis were treated by liquorice and comfrey. Fate and fortune were the main controlling force in life.
Elizabethans believed in the wheel of fortune. The wheel moves from a low to high position or from a high to low position in a person’s life.
A person in a high position could expect to suffer and a person in an unhappy, lowly position could hope for a change in fortune or a rise to a higher position. Elizabethans believed that Earth was the center of the universe and there were seven planets that rotated around the Earth in concentric circles.
They believed that in the heavens, God ruled over the angels.
Society reflected this order with its fixed classes from the highest to the lowest
kings, churchmen, nobles, merchants, and peasants. A Masque is a lavish, dramatic entertainment often spoken in verse, usually performed by masked, disguised players representing mythological figures.
The form of entertainment first became popular at the court of King Henry VIII and continued into the Elizabethan Era.
The masque would start out as a costume ball will a theme in it and guests in costumes would join in and dance with the host and company.
Masques were performed at festivals, Christmas celebrations, weddings, and other festivities. Works Cited http://mp3round.com/play.php?id=h8Z5gBFi6ZY&t=Elizabethan%20Renaissance%20Virginal%20Music
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