The Elizabethan Era

The Elizabethan era was a time associated with Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558–1603) and is often considered to be the golden age in English history. It was the height of the English Renaissance and saw the flowering of English poetry, music and literature

Women's Entertainment

Girls Just Want To Have Fun

Life of Noble Woman

In the 16th century, some upper class woman were highly educated. They learned music, dancing and needlework. They also learned to read and write and they learned languages like Greek, Latin, Spanish, Italian and French.

Women's Sports

  • Archery
  • Bowling
  • Dog Fights
  • Chicken Fights

Public Entertainment For All Women

  • feast
  • banquets
  • fairs
  • plays
  • Festivals

Our Resources

"Entertainment in Elizabethan England - Bear Baiting, Chess, and More." Entertainment in Elizabethan England - Bear Baiting, Chess, and More. Web. 03 Feb. 2016.


"LIFE FOR WOMEN IN THE 16TH CENTURY." Women in the 16th Century. Web. 03 Feb. 2016.