15th century ELizabethan
Fashion and Entertainment
- Their wardrobe included gowns, hats, collars, ruffs and shoes.
- Upper class was made of rich, elegant materials and lower class was made of basic materials.
- They wore long gowns called "houppelandes" usually made of wool, silk and velvet.
- Women also wore biliants which is another type of long gown.
- Consisted of shirt, doublet and some sort of robe over it.
- Wealthy mens shirts had gold embroidery decorating the side.
- Sleeves were generally full and puffy.
- Their pants were usually made out of wool and their shoes were usually made out of leather.
- They enjoyed sports such as fencing, falconry, horse riding, hunting and Cricket.
- They also enjoyed attending extravagant parties and operas.
- They occasionally attended plays but enjoyed violent sports more.
- They played bear baiting, bull baiting and dog fights.
- They also helped build theatres such as William Shakespheres' Globe Theatre.