In fact, arranged marriages were routine throughout the Elizabethan era, which ran from 1558 to 1603.Whether royal or commoner, one's parents almost always played a role in selecting one's spouse.represented the apogee of the English Renaissance and saw the flowering of poetry, music and literature.The era is most famous for theatre, as William Shakespeare and many others composed plays that broke free of England's past style of theatre.
He explores the tension, in Shakespeare’s plays, between the old order, in which fathers chose their daughters’ husbands, and the new order based on mutual love, but still plagued by the threat of infidelity.
Bathing, while not unknown, is infrequent, and the majority of those you meet will pay little attention to personal hygiene.
With primitive sanitation and high population density, disease is common.
In the early modern period, customs of courtship and marriage were undergoing significant shifts.
Throughout the medieval period, money, class or alliance governed and regulated marriage.