Dating elizabethan england
Elizabethan superstitions also related to special chants, omens and names and numbers.
Many traditional English customs are based on the mythical relationship to superstitions dating back to the Dark Ages and even further back to the Romans and their Gods and Goddesses.
It was believed that women always needed someone to look after them.
If they were married, their husband was expected to look after them.
Ignorance and fear of the unknown combined with a false conception of causation and cessation resulted in many Elizabethan superstitions.
An Upper Class Elizabethan woman followed this fashion further and might even dye her hair yellow with a mixture of saffron, cumin seed, celandine and oil.New Elizabethan superstitions arose due to the fear of witchcraft and the persecution of witches.Women were those most often accused of being witches.Mouldings are more spread out and the foliage becomes more naturalistic.During the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI, many Italian artists arrived in England; their decorative features can be seen at Hampton Court Palace, Layer Marney Tower, Sutton Place, and elsewhere.