The Elizabethan Age (1558-1603)
was a period marked by important developments in agriculture, art,
economics, foodways, literature, religion, science (or natural philosophy,
as it was referred to then), theater, and tobacco (Weir 1-7). Click on the
hyperlinks in the left menu to learn about some of these developments. We
have also included historic material on the following Elizabethan
developments: military conflicts, Elizabeth's famous speeches, government,
and medicine. For further information on historical contexts to the
Elizabethan Age, see our links to relevant historical material.
Weir, Alison. Elizabeth I, 1533-1603. New York: Ballantine Books, 1998.
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