Kim & Danny's Slideshow


Published on

This is Kim & Danny's slide show for Marriage, Food, and Drinks in the Renaissance(:

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Total views
On SlideShare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Kim & Danny's Slideshow

  1. 1. Marriage in the Renaissance By Kimberly Le
  2. 2. The meaning of Courtship <ul><li>a betrothal ceremony confirmed that two people promised to marry one another. </li></ul><ul><li>The ceremony was often considered more legally binding then the marriage ceremony. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The Beginnings <ul><li>It was usually the parents of the bride/groom who arranged or broke betrothal agreements. </li></ul><ul><li>Because there was confusion about betrothal/wedding ceremonies, the custom of betrothals began stopped during the 1500’s </li></ul>
  4. 4. The Wedding <ul><li>Many weddings were held through the streets. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes the bride walked, & sometimes she was carried by horseback. </li></ul><ul><li>The dress was most likely not white, and was either borrowed or rented. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Marriage <ul><li>To the marriage, the bride brought a dowry and a bridal trousseau. Her dowry depended on the financial status of her family. </li></ul><ul><li>A wealthy bride’s dowry could be an estate, or jewels. </li></ul><ul><li>A merchant bride may have a few coins or household goods. </li></ul>
  6. 6. In the Renaissance <ul><li>Marriage in the renaissance was both secular and sacred. </li></ul><ul><li>It served as a union of two parties interested in acquiring property, money or political alliances. </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Status in Marriage <ul><li>Property had always belonged to the man of the family. </li></ul><ul><li>If the husband were deceased, land would go to the first born son. If there were no son, the property would go to the daughter. </li></ul><ul><li>Uncles, nieces, and nephews were also eligible for the land. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Love in Renaissance <ul><li>A marriage in the fifteenth century was not primarily about love, or even religion. </li></ul><ul><li>It was a legal contract agreed between the families of the couple. </li></ul><ul><li>It wan an alliance informed by wealth, power and prestige. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Food and Drink in the Renaissance <ul><li>By Danny Gonzales </li></ul>
  10. 10. Medieval Renaissance cooking <ul><li>Cooking back then was not as easy as it is now. </li></ul><ul><li>Each plate had different spices and dangerous ingredients. </li></ul><ul><li>Cooks Used the same preparations in there food as today </li></ul>
  11. 11. Meats <ul><li>The people of the renaissance used many different kinds of meats </li></ul><ul><li>They used meats from birds such as swans, turkey, peacocks, and cranes </li></ul><ul><li>Small game birds included geron, and pheasant </li></ul>
  12. 12. Drinks in the Renaissance <ul><li>People drank water, ale, beer, mead, milk, and wine. Fruit juices made from cherries, sloes, and mulberries. </li></ul><ul><li>Renaissance drinks often had wine, spices, fruits, and generous amounts of sugar/honey for sweetening. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Fruits <ul><li>Fruits were often used in main courses, combined with garum and vinegar. </li></ul><ul><li>They ate watermelon, wild strawberry, melon, blackberry, medlar. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Desserts <ul><li>For desserts, people in the Renaissance era often ate Hais (dates & almonds) and various fruits. </li></ul><ul><li>They also ate tarts and assorted cakes. </li></ul><ul><li>The most common type of dessert, though, were fruits. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Feasts <ul><li>The Renaissance is well known for their huge feasts. Guests would eat with their fingers and dine on a variety of fare. </li></ul><ul><li>The food served there would include: goose, roasted peacock, tarts, cheese, and more. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Cites for Food & Drink <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cites for Marriage <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>©2009, a part of The New York Times Company </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright © 1996- 2009 Oakwood Mgt. </li></ul>