The Elizabethan Timeline

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Alchin, Linda. “Elizabethan Timeline.” Elizabethan Timeline, Siteseen Ltd, 2015, www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-timeline.htm. The timeline which was put together by Linda Alchin goes over the entire Elizabethan Era in England. It starts with King Henry VII in 1485 it then moves to Prince Arthur and Prince Henry. Then it goes to King Henry VIII and his six wives, then to Princess Elizabeth. After that it writes about King Edward VI. The most important person that is written about in the timeline would be Queen Elizabeth I. The timeline which was put together by Linda Alchin is a reliable source, she cites sources such as Siteseen Ltd. She writes about all important royalty between 1485 and 1603 while marking all significant events…show more content…
First, it talks about status symbols such as gold being a sign of money or royalty. Then, it moves onto ruffs which were worn by both sexes in England, it ruffled at the neck and formed a neck band of sorts. The yellow ruffs seemed to be preserved for prostitutes while pink, blue, and white were for normal citizens. Fashion for women could include long skirts and fitted bodices, it could also consist of underskirts and more often than not they wore long sleeves. Mens dress could be, tight shirts cut across the chest, high cut pants along the thigh, and ruffs. The high cut pants and tight shirts were usually only worn by men with a good physique. Then the article goes into hygiene, they wore deodorant, and used a padded box for a restroom. Women used a cosmetic called ceruse which gave a very white complexion. It contained mercury and would melt and turn shiny and silvery. That is what Liza Picard wrote on fashion in Elizabethan…show more content…
The article starts in his early childhood and discusses his father 's life before his. It then moved onto his early career in writing which started in his later teenage years. Shakespeare’s early plays and poems were pointed out as being less successful as his later works. Then it moved into his more successful writing career which started in 1954. His comedies such as “The Taming of the Shrew” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” were discussed, along with others. Then it moved into his later career in playwriting. He then wrote more dramatic plays such as “Macbeth” and arguably his most popular, “Romeo and Juliet”. Shakespeare then wrote what was labeled as the romances, these were, “Pericles”, “Cymbeline”, “The Winter’s Tale”, and “The Tempest”. Those were the main points of the article “William
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