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Appearance: Wigs and hair Calendars: Dates and calendars Children: Children Education Literacy Clothing: Black for clothing Fustian Hat honour and deference Hat service Recreating the Reality of Elizabethan Clothing 1 Recreating the Reality of Elizabethan Clothing 2 Stockings in the mid-seventeenth century Commerce: Coins of the 17th century Income by Social Grouping Prices of accommodation, food and drink in 1625 Tally sticks and the formation of the Bank of England Communities: Fladbury Parish accounts: damages claimed from Parliament Coventry during the civil wars Construction: Teak in 17th century Death: Concepts of death in Early Modern England Life expectancy Education: Education Literacy Fabric Fustian Food & drink Chocolate advertisement Health: Average height Health (William Vaughan’s Fifteen Directions to Preserve Health) Leisure: Playing cards London: London and the English Civil War Marriage: Betrothal ceremonies Politics: Levellers Society: Income by Social Grouping Population: calculations for London and the country Servants in the 1640s to 1650s Tournaments in the 17th century
Papists, Protestants and Puritans - a user's guide Religion in the Civil Wars Part 1 The Religious Background to the Civil War Religion in the Civil Wars Part 2 Some Tenets of Protestant Reformation Religion in the Civil Wars Part 3 Religion and the Monarchy Prior to the Civil War Religion in the Civil Wars Part 4 Religion and Parliament Religion in the Civil Wars Part 5 The Levellers and the Army Religion in the Civil Wars Part 6 Concepts in 17th century religion Religion in the Civil Wars Part 7 Other 17th Century Religious Groups
The Japanese and arquebuses Battle of Worcester Battles of the Civil Wars - locations and dates Sir Thomas Fairfax - who was he? Fairfax Tour of Destruction Flags Martial arts in 17th century England Military Rank Structure Mortars, Mortar-bombs and Hand-grenades Muskets and their use During the English Civil Wars Receipt suggestions for 'cooking by file' Seige of Galway Sir Robert Overton - his life Worcestershire Clubmen