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15th and 16th Century England


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15th and 16th Century England

  1. 1. ENGLAND<br />The Culture of the 15th and 16th Century<br />Created by: Sophia Mick<br />
  2. 2. English Folklore<br /><ul><li>Robin Hood
  3. 3. He was an outlaw who would “Steal from the rich, give to the poor”
  4. 4. "Robin Hood" might have been just a nickname to hide his identity of a medieval bandit perhaps known to history under another name
  5. 5. Guy Fawkes
  6. 6. also known as Guido Fawkes, belonged to a group of English Catholics who planned the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605.
  7. 7. Fawkes was born and educated in York.
  8. 8. He travelled to Spain to seek support for a Catholic rebellion in England but was unsuccessful.</li></li></ul><li>Architecture<br /><ul><li>Tower of London
  9. 9. Is Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress established in 1066
  10. 10. The zenith of the castle's use as a prison came in the 16th and 17th centuries
  11. 11. It has been used as an armory a treasury, a menagerie, a public records office, and the home of the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom, as well as the home of the Royal Mint.
  12. 12. Westminster Abbey
  13. 13. formally known as The Collegiate Church of St Peter at Westminster
  14. 14. It is the traditional place of coronation and burial site for English
  15. 15. It briefly held the status of a cathedral from 1546–1556</li></li></ul><li>Liturature<br /><ul><li>William Shakespeare
  16. 16. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613
  17. 17. There are 4 major genres in Shakespearean drama:
  18. 18. Comedy
  19. 19. History
  20. 20. Tragedy
  21. 21. Romance
  22. 22. Shakespeare used both verse and prose when he wrote his plays
  23. 23. Shakespeare’s plays were performed at the Globe theater</li></li></ul><li>Museums and art galleries<br /><ul><li>British Museum
  24. 24. As the most notable in London, it has a collection of more than seven million objects
  25. 25. National Gallery
  26. 26. This senior art gallery is the in Trafalgar Square, which houses a collection of over 2,300 paintings dating from the mid-13th century to 1900.
  27. 27. The Tate
  28. 28. Tate Britain displays the collection of British art from 1500 to the present day
  29. 29. The galleries are home to the national collections of British and international modern art; they also host the famously controversial Turner Prize</li>