If they were single, then their father, brother or another male relative was expected to take care of them.Many women in this period were highly educated, like the Queen herself; Mildred Cecil, Lady Burghley (wife of William Cecil); Mary Dudley, Lady Sidney, and her daughter Mary Herbert, Countess of Pembroke.Not all customs during Elizabethan era were the same as they are today though.
Elizabethan society was patriarchal, meaning that men were considered to be the leaders and women their inferiors.
Women were regarded as "the weaker sex", not just in terms of physical strength, but emotionally too.
The whole experience is fantastic and it is a great way to spend a relaxing night or weekend.
Also in the same complex are an English-style pub and restaurant, and The Last Drop Brewery.
For main meals, try the fish and chips for $18.50 or the open steak sandwich for $18.90, both are generous sized servings and absolutely scrumptious.
To finish off your meal have an ice cream sundae for .90, in the flavour of your choice served with nuts, topping, cream and a cherry.Admire the refinement of the cobblestoned pathways, the shady trellised archways and the intricacies of the lattice work on the buildings.The lovely cottages of Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway now provide Bed and Breakfast accommodation The William Shakespears Bed & Breakfast guest house has several gorgeous large rooms available from around 0.00 per night, per person including breakfast.For example, it was custom for the marriages to be arranged.Generally, the women would not take part in deciding who they would marry.The Elizabethan family life for women was dominated by the men in the family. They were subservient to the men in the family all of their lives and expected to obey the men in all aspects of their life.