Entertainment in Elizabethan England: Sports
In Elisabethan England there were a lot of entertainments, like sports which could be team or individual. They included ar...
Examples of individual sports: <ul><li>Archery
Colf </li></ul>
Archery <ul>Archery contests were extremely popular during the Elizabethan era and prizes could be won for the most skille...
Colf <ul>This sport was the ancestor of Golf. The origin of the word golf is believed to be the Dutch word of &quot;colf&q...
Examples of team sports: <ul><li>Hunting
Hurling or Shinty </li></ul>
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Sport and Entertainment

  1. 1. Entertainment in Elizabethan England: Sports
  2. 2. In Elisabethan England there were a lot of entertainments, like sports which could be team or individual. They included archery, bowling, but also animal fighting, hunting and hawking, for example.
  3. 3. Examples of individual sports: <ul><li>Archery
  4. 4. Colf </li></ul>
  5. 5. Archery <ul>Archery contests were extremely popular during the Elizabethan era and prizes could be won for the most skilled of archers. </ul>
  6. 6. Colf <ul>This sport was the ancestor of Golf. The origin of the word golf is believed to be the Dutch word of &quot;colf&quot; meaning &quot;club&quot;.The balls consisted of a leather casing, usually made from a bull's hide, soaked in alum and stuffed with softened goose feathers. </ul>
  7. 7. Examples of team sports: <ul><li>Hunting
  8. 8. Hurling or Shinty </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hunting <ul>'At Force' Hunts were the most strenuous forms of hunting, designed for fit, young and very active men who worked in teams to hunt ferocious wild boars. </ul>
  10. 10. Hurling or Shinty <ul>It was another team sport similar to hockey. </ul>

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