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The Elizabethan Era

A look into The Life and Times of one of England's Greatest Monarchs - Queen Elzabeth I

The ''Fortune'' Playhouse

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-fortune-playhouse 14th Dec 2021 - The ''Fortune Playhouse'' was one of several Shakespearian Era Public Playhouses of 17th Century England. Built in 1600 AD, The Fortune staged mostly …

Crumhorn

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/crumhorn 26th Nov 2021 - The Crumhorn was an Elizabethan Musical Instrument which was found popular not only in England, but eventually – throughout Europe. Revived toda …

The ''Tilbury Speech''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-tilbury-speech 2nd Oct 2021 - The ''Tilbury Speech'' was attributed to Queen Elizabeth I - in relation to a probable Spanish Invasion of England in 1588. She gave a ''rallying spee …

Virginal

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/virginal 30th Aug 2021 - Although The Virginal – as a musical instrument is roughly traced to the 14th Century, it would become a very popular instrument during The Reig …

Standard of Queen Elizabeth I

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/standard-of-queen-elizabeth-i 25th Aug 2021 - Queen Elizabeth I reigned as Sovereign of England from 1558 until Her death in 1603. As with most English Monarchs for Centuries – She had Her o …

Admonition To The Nobility

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/admonition-to-the-nobility 25th Aug 2021 - The Treatsie known as ''The Admonition To The Nobility of The People of England and Ireland'' was a scandalous document written in 1588 by English Car …

''Damned Crew''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/damned-crew 7th Aug 2021 - Dating to Elizabethan Era England, the term ''Damned Crew'' can be found in records as early as 1598 AD. The ''Crew'' were in fact, a Group of wealthy …

The Harefield Entertainment

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-harefield-entertainment 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Harefield Entertainment'' was one of the final celebrations given for England's Queen Elizabeth I, in 1602. The majority of the celebration was …

''Lord Chamberlain's Men''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/lord-chamberlains-men 31st Jul 2021 - Founded in 1594 in England – ''Lord Chamberlain's Men'' was the name used by a Troupe of Actors who performed many of William Shakespeare's Play …

English Madrigal School

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/english-madrigal-school 31st Jul 2021 - A short lived ''School'' established in Medieval England in the 1560s – Madrigal was a form of A Cappella (or non instrument accompanied) singin …

Elizabethan Make-Up

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/elizabethan-make-up 31st Jul 2021 - The make-up ''style'' which came to be identified as ''Elizabethan'' was so named for it's popular and widespread usage during The Reign of England's …

Elizabethan Hair Styles

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/elizabethan-hair-styles 31st Jul 2021 - As we have seen with the often excessive and quite unhealthy practice of make-up practices of The Elizabethan Era in England, ''Beauty'' often was a l …