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Ke’juan Frazier /Karina Aguirre.  The Noble  The Middle Class  The Peasants THE SOCIAL CLASSES.

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1 Ke’juan Frazier /Karina Aguirre

2  The Noble  The Middle Class  The Peasants THE SOCIAL CLASSES

3  Gentlemen- is the traditional term for someone who does not engage in manual labor to earn a living.  Made up only 2% of the population  Along with the church and the crown took up most of the property in England.  Could become a noble by birthright or being granted by the king or queen.  Became the most important class during this era NOBLES

4  Could live comfortably with the fortune that they had, but once illness or something of great expense came, they lost everything or close to it.  Took religion very seriously  They could read and write  Worked to expand their land and improve it. MIDDLE CLASS

5  Sometimes found themselves with no food, money or shelter.  Could be sentenced for life if found that they were able to do a honest day’s of work and chose not to.  They would practically anything just to survive.  A large part of this class consisted of beggars  Religion was still strong in this class PEASANTS

6 NOBLE PEASANTS knights cottar physician gond(g) farmer Tudor MIDDLE baker candle maker blacksmith COMMON JOBS

7 Petty Schools were also known as “Dame Schools” -The word petty derived from the French word “petit” meaning small or little (Ages) -The level of education was for boy between ages five to seven (What was learned) -The lessons were conducted in school they took place in the home of the teacher -The boys were taught how to read and write English. Also catechism which was a summary of the principles of Christian religion in the form of questions and answers (Ages) -Noble children were taught at home, but children of the lower standings ages seven to fourteen attended Grammar Schools (The “Horn Book”) - The Horn Book was the most often used tool in Grammar Schools. The students were taught reading and writing skills from the detailed Horn Book. -A Horn Book was piece of parchment on a small wooden board with a handle, and covered with a thin plate of see through horn. That’s how it gets its name ( Typical week) - A typical week at Grammar schools consisted of examinations, basic curriculum, and punishments. Petty SchoolsGrammar Schools

8 -At age fourteen boys were able to leave Grammar Schools and attended Universities -Oxford University or Cambridge University were the most preferred choices. _ There were also other Universities for them to attend * The University Faculty of the Arts - The Arts would have included Philosophy, Rhetoric, Poetics, Natural History education etc. *The University Faculty of Liberal Arts would have included Grammar, Logic, Music, Astronomy, Arithmetic and Geometry education *The University Faculty of Theology - religious education *The University Faculty of Medicine including the study of Hippocrates, Galen, Arabic and Jewish medical texts *University Faculty of Law -Religious education for all children started with there parents -Religion was part of Elizabethan education curriculum due to the dictation of the ruling monarch. -King Henry VIII started life as a devout Catholic, but his son changed the Catholic religion to Protestant, so Elizabethan education was related to being a good Christian UniversitiesReligion School

9 The English pound was used to represent money during The Elizabethan Era The penny was the basic monetary unit during this time that was expressed as the letter “d” on coins Shillings were also another unit of currency that was expressed as the letter “S” every 12 pennies equaled one shilling 240 pennies or 20 shilling equaled a pound, which is expressed as the letter “L” The value of coins was determined the amount of a precious metal, like gold and silver that was in it The penny was first seen in 790 AD it had a cross on paying homage to Christianity by The Anglo-Saxon tribes The penny was first minted in silver and changed to copper in 1797 then to bronze in 1860 and finally to copper plated steel in 1992 HISTORY OF COINAGE AND ENGLISH PENNY

10 Wages depended on their jobs or occupation. 1 pound was equivalent to about $400.00 now. A Nobleman: £15,000 - £25,000 per annum Middle class: £100 - £25,000 per annum Peasant: 3d - 4d per day WAGES


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