Elizabeth's London : Everyday Life in Elizabethan London, Paperback Book

Elizabeth's London : Everyday Life in Elizabethan London Paperback



The everyday realities and practical details of daily life in Elizabethan London, which most history books ignore - a Sunday Times bestseller.Like its acclaimed predecessors, RESTORATION LONDON and DR JOHNSON'S LONDON, this book is the result of the author's passionate interest in the practical details of everyday life - and the conditions in which most people lived - so often ignored in conventional history books.

The book begins with the River Thames, which - from its surly water-men to its great occasions - played such a central part in the city's life.

It moves on to the streets, houses and gardens; cooking, housework and shopping; clothes, jewellery and make-up; health and medicine; sex and food; education, etiquette and hobbies; religion, law and crime.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 368 pages, 1 Maps
  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780753817575



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