During the 1600s

Poor people made do with linen soaked in linseed oil. They were called farthingales. We are not certain why.

what was life like in the 1700s in europe

In the late 17th century there were many coffee houses in the towns. Over it they wore long dresses. However in the late 16th and early 17th centuries, many were built or rebuilt in stone or brick.

16th century

A bear or bull was chained to a post and dogs were trained to attack it. He designed the Banqueting Hall in Whitehall, which was the first purely classical building in England.

17th century england

Meanwhile, working class houses were built east of the city. Invite volunteers to give examples, and make sure all students understand the concept of trade. About the bayonet was invented. The first women's magazine was The Ladies Mercury in The first English newspaper was printed in However, during the 17th century glass became cheaper and by the late 17th century even the poor had glass windows. In England a man named Francis Bacon declared that people should not accept that a theory was true just because a Greek philosopher said it was.

The Native Americans used seashells to make wampum beads, a form of money. Chairs also became far more comfortable. Medicine also improved.

life in the 1600s
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Life in the 17th Century