Family Life in Shakespeare's Time: Stratford-upon-Avon, 1570-1630
Offering a detailed picture of everyday life, with chapters on where and how people lived, their material possessions, what they did for a living, standards of literacy, marriage, families and friends. This fully illustrated volume offers a representative study of a late Tudor and early Stuart market town.
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Where They Lived
Occupations and Finances
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