What was it like in the Elizabethan era?
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Just so, what was life like in Elizabethan era?
Many turned to small crime, such as begging, picking pockets, and prostitution, simply to avoid starvation. There was little help for the sick, elderly, and orphans. The life expectancy, or average life span, of an Elizabethan was only 42 years, but it was much lower among the urban poor.
Additionally, what was it like to be poor in Elizabethan times? The first was the impotent or deserving poor. These poor were people who were unable to work due to being ill, disabled or simply being too old. Elizabethan society was often sympathetic to this type of being poor. On the other hand those who chose to not work but were able to were called able bodied or idle poor.
Just so, what were jobs like in the Elizabethan era?
There were multiple jobs that could be held by the men of this time period. Blacksmiths, carpenters, builders, roofers, ploughmen, cowmen , milkmen, servants, millers, farmers and the peasants and labourers were some of the common jobs you would find in a village. Village women also had to work.
What was the culture like in the Elizabethan era?
During the Elizabethan era religion was one of the uniting factors among Elizabethans. Religion was decreed by the monarch at the time, before Queen Elizabeth it was Catholicism, but during Queen Elizabeth's reign Protestantism was the decreed faith. During this time the Uniformity Laws were in place.