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Elizabethan daily life and occupations

  1. 1. Elizabethan Daily Life and Occupations
  2. 2. Reeve REEVEThe Reeve supervised all work on a lord's property. The Reeve ensured that everyone began and stopped work on time
  3. 3. Butler BUTLERThe Butler was responsible for the castle cellar and was in charge of large butts of beer.
  4. 4. Artist ARTISTArtists were employed in the later Elizabethan era by kings and nobles. They also painted furniture and designs
  5. 5. Watchmen WATCHMANWatchmen was an official at the castle responsible for security. They watched over everything and make sure everyone was protected
  6. 6. Scribe SCRIBEMost Scribes came from religious establishments where reading, writing and comprehension skills were learned.
  7. 7. SCULLION SCULLIONScullions were the lowest of kitchen workers whose duties included washing and cleaning the kitchen
  8. 8. Porter PORTERThe Janitor, or Porter, was responsible for a Castle entrance and for the guardrooms.
  9. 9. Daily Life Queen Elizabeth was queen from 1509-1547 The Elizabethan era was the introduction of Theater The wool trade was very important during this era Queen Elizabeth succeeded Mary Queen Elizabeth I ruled England She was a popular monarch and the English people loved her
  10. 10. Elizabethan Era Grammar schools were available to the Middle classes Outbreaks of the plague had reduced the population Changes in agriculture during the Elizabethan period led to people leaving the countryside and their village life to search for employment in the towns.
  11. 11. Work Cited Works Cited "Daily Life in the Elizabethan Era (1558-1603)." Eras of Elegance. Web. 07 Jan. 2011. <http://www.erasofelegance.com/history/elizabethanlife.html>. "Elizabethan Daily Life." ELIZABETHAN ERA. Web. 07 Jan. 2011. <http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-daily-life.htm>. "Elizabethan Era Daily Life in England, Elizabethan Life." Elizabethan Era England Life,Facts,ElizabethanTimes,Famous Pirates, Explorers,Costumes,Education,Theatre. Web. 07 Jan. 2011. <http://www.elizabethanenglandlife.com/daily-life-in-england-during-the-elizabethan-era.html>. "Elizabethan Occupations and Jobs." ELIZABETHAN ERA. Web. 07 Jan. 2011. <http://www.elizabethan-era.org.uk/elizabethan-occupations-and-jobs.htm>.

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