Pleasures and Pastimes in Tudor England.

By: Sim, AlisonMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Stroud : The History Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (356 p.)ISBN: 9780752475783Subject(s): 16th century | Amusements | Amusements -- England -- History -- 16th century | England | England -- Social life and customs -- 16th century | Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 | History | Recreation | Recreation -- England -- History -- 16th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Pleasures and Pastimes in Tudor EnglandDDC classification: 942.05 LOC classification: DA320 .S555 1999Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Perfect Setting; 2. Clothing and Fashion; 3. Tournaments and Pageantry; 4. Religion and the Ritual Year; 5. Christenings, Weddings and Funerals; 6. Dancing and Music; 7. Reading; 8. The Theatre; 9. Sports, Games and Other Pastimes; Notes; Further Reading
Summary: How did the Tudors enjoy themselves? For the men and women of Tudor England there was, just as there is today, more to life than work. 400 years before the invention of television and radio, they did not lead boring or mundane lives. Indeed, in many ways the richness of Tudor entertainment shames us. While continuing the medieval tradition of tournament and pageantry, the Tudors also increasingly read and attended the theatre. Dancing and music were also popular, and were considered just as important as hunting and fishing for an ambitious Tudor's social skills. Church festivals provided
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Cover; Title; Dedication; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Perfect Setting; 2. Clothing and Fashion; 3. Tournaments and Pageantry; 4. Religion and the Ritual Year; 5. Christenings, Weddings and Funerals; 6. Dancing and Music; 7. Reading; 8. The Theatre; 9. Sports, Games and Other Pastimes; Notes; Further Reading

How did the Tudors enjoy themselves? For the men and women of Tudor England there was, just as there is today, more to life than work. 400 years before the invention of television and radio, they did not lead boring or mundane lives. Indeed, in many ways the richness of Tudor entertainment shames us. While continuing the medieval tradition of tournament and pageantry, the Tudors also increasingly read and attended the theatre. Dancing and music were also popular, and were considered just as important as hunting and fishing for an ambitious Tudor's social skills. Church festivals provided

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