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What Games did children play during the Elizabethan era?

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heather orton

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What games did people play during the Elizabethan era?
Heather Orton
Mrs. Sessions
Advanced Grammar and composition
The types of games played:
-Card Games
-Board Games
-Dice Games
-Sporting Games and Children's games
-Ruff and Honors; played in teams of four.
-Maw; a trick taking game for 2-10 players.
-One and thirty; modern blackjack.

Elizabethan card games:
Elizabethan sports:
ARCHERY - Archery contests were extremely popular during the Elizabethan era
TAG - Children's game of 'catch'
BATTLEDORE AND SHUTTLECOCK - the ancestors of modern badminton
COLF - the ancestor of Golf
GAMEBALL. - a simple football game
HURLING OR SHINTY - similar to hockey
HORSESHOES - throwing horseshoes at a target
PALL MALL - an ancestor of Croquet
QUAURTER-staff contests
ROUNDERS - a bat-and-ball game similar to the modern baseball
SKITTLES - an ancestor of modern ten-pin bowling
SSTOOLBALL - an ancestor of Cricket
Elizabethan board games:
Tables - Backgammon
Nine Men's Morris
Alquerques - A strategy game, modern Checkers
Fox & Geese - a game of strategy
The Philosophers Game - a game of strategy and numbers
Shove Ha'penny - a board game played with coins
Shovelboard - modern shuffleboard
Elizabethan dice games:
Knucklebones - Early game of dice
Hazard - modern Craps, this was the
most popular.
-Maggi Ros, "Games", Life in Elizabethan England,25 March 2008, 18/10/13, http://elizabethan.org/compendium/5.html.
-Linda Alchin, "Elizabethan Games", Elizabethan Games, March 20, 2012, 18/10/13, http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-games.htm.
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