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Elizabethan England

shakespeare test
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1588
year that Elizabeth became Queen of England
6 years
Shakespeare was born this many years after Elizabeth was crowned queen.
45
number of years Elizabeth was queen
Catholics and Protestants
During her reign, there were complication between these 2 religious groups
1588
year Spanish Armada was defeated and England became a military power in Europe
SIr Francis Drake
Queen Elizabeth knighted this man who was the first man to circumnavigate the globe
Sir Walter Raleigh
she funded this man's expedition to the new world, which brought back wealth to England in the form of tobacco and gold
King James
became king after Elizabeth died
Charles I
son of King James
the King's Men
name of Lord Chamberlain's Men after the king became their patron
1611
the Bible was translated from Latin into English
Bible
the best-selling and most influential book of all time thanks to King James
1628
year that King James died
Charles I
new king after the death of King James
Puritans
These people executed Charles I
the Restoration
period of time when Charles II, the son of Charles I, returned to London after 12 years of Puritan control
precedence
one's rank in society
preferment status
the way the king/queen viewed someone's standing
Protestants
"new" nobles
Catholics
"old" nobles
Catholicism
illegal for people to practice this religion
Protestant
attendance to the Church of England was made mandatory by Quen Elizabeth I- which religion was this church?
one-third of all boys
literacy rate in Englang during Elizabeth's reign
theater
center of social life in England
NO
Did Parliament approve of the theater?
Richard Burbage
lead actor in many of Shakespeare's plays
1576
James Burbage established The Theater in this year
January 20, 1599
night when The Theater was disassembled, rowed across the river, and rebuilt to make the Globe
The Globe Theater
the "wooden O"
young boys whose voices had not changed
played female roles in all plays- no women actors
1660
year when King Charles II returned to the throne after Puritan control