L O N D O N at the end of the 16 th  century
In the 16 th  century people had to make their own entertainments.  They worked many hours without eletric light or any ki...
In the 16 th  century there weren't many opportunities to move confortable. Roads were just dirt track and many people spe...
In that period weren't many rich people and the phenomenon pf poverty was very diffuse. Much people looked for any kind of...
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London in the 16th century

  1. 1. L O N D O N at the end of the 16 th century
  2. 2. In the 16 th century people had to make their own entertainments. They worked many hours without eletric light or any kind of benefit . Someone, when ended his/her shift or when it got dark, went to bed immediately. The time for entertainment was on a Sunday or Saint's day or when there was a great public event. For move trought the city they had to walk 'cause they hadn't public transport. The first line of the tube were inaugurate on the 10 th jenuary 1863. In this period sports were very popular and some of them are still played today. For example: <ul><li>Jousting </li><ul><li>Pitching the bar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Throwing the Sledgehammer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leaping </li><ul><li>Shin-kicking </li><ul><ul><li>Sword fighting </li><ul><ul><li>Performing handstands </li><ul><li>Fox Hunting </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Hare Coursing and Dancing to bagpipes </li></ul>A C T I V I T I E S
  3. 3. In the 16 th century there weren't many opportunities to move confortable. Roads were just dirt track and many people spent many days to repair them. You were lucky if you could Travel 15-20 kilometers a day. The only means of transport were horses or bicycles. There weren't any type of public transport like buses or underground. The first underground line was inaugurated in 1863 Then there were three lines which still exist: the Circle, Hammersmith and Metropolitan lines. HOW TO MOVE
  4. 4. In that period weren't many rich people and the phenomenon pf poverty was very diffuse. Much people looked for any kind of job but the only kind that was avaiable was a manual job like -worker -smith -craftsman -engineer There were also many chances to find a great job like -actor/actress in a famous theatre -painter -architect -designer

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