By Ruth Goodman
An erudite romp in the course of the intimate info of existence in Tudor England, "Goodman's latest…is a revelation" (New York instances publication Review).
On the heels of her positive How to Be a Victorian, Ruth Goodman travels even extra again in English background to the period closest to her middle, the dramatic interval from the crowning of Henry VII to the loss of life of Elizabeth I. A celebrated grasp of British social and household heritage, Ruth Goodman attracts on her personal adventures dwelling in re-created Tudor stipulations to function our intrepid advisor to sixteenth-century residing. continuing from first light to bedtime, this “immersive, engrossing” (Slate) paintings can pay tribute to the lives of these who worked throughout the period. From utilizing soot from candle wax as toothpaste to malting grain for home made ale, from the ugly activity of bear-baiting to cuckolding and cross-dressing―the madcap conduct and revealing intimacies of existence for the time of Shakespeare are vividly rendered for the insatiably curious.
eight pages of colour illustrations
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