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A Compendium of Common Knowledge, 1558-1603: Elizabethan Commonplaces for Writers...
A Compendium of Common Knowledge, 1558-1603: Elizabethan Commonplaces for Writers...
Maggie Secara
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The Compendium of Common Knowedge (1558-1603) offers insight into ordinary lives-both common and noble-in the England of Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare. In this little book you'll find notes on Elizabethan food, occupations, games, and pastimes, also religion, manners, attitudes, and education-the little details that make up daily life, that everyone knows without thinking. The Compendium, used on-line by Renaissance fairs and schools all over the world, provides a unique reference for writers, students, actors, re-enactors, and Elizabethan enthusiasts of all kinds.

The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England (Writer's Guides to Everyday...
The Writer's Guide to Everyday Life in Renaissance England (Writer's Guides to Everyday...
Kathy Lynn Emerson
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Writers will save hours of valuable research time and bring a richness and historical accuracy to their work as they reference the slice-of-life facts depicted for each of these major time periods. Each book contains descriptions of the period's food and clothes; customs and slang; occupations; common religious and political practices; and other historical details.


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