elizabethan elizabethan  /ˌɛ lɪ zə ˈbi θən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person who lived during the reign of Elizabeth I
  2. (adj) of or relating to Elizabeth I of England or to the age in which she ruled as queen

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News

  1. 007 in Lenox: Craig and wife, Rachel Weisz, tour Shakespeare & Company

    LENOX -- You might not guess that Daniel Craig, famous for his film portrayal of secret agent James Bond, is a Shakespeare fan. Or maybe, you would. There may not have been bikinis or revolvers in Elizabethan England, but there was certainly drama and political intrigue.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Berkshire Eagle

  2. Theater Review: An Economically Robust Comedy of Errors

    “Where’s the money?” is, by a full fathom, the least appreciated famous-line Shakespeare ever wrote. The proper Elizabethan pronunciation, of course, is “wheyah’s da money?”—at least, according to Daniel Sullivan, Dean of Popular Bardology at the Delacorte Theater and Shakespeare in the Park's go-to Great Communicator. His cheerfully populist guys-and-dolls-and-clones ... More »
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "I think we talked sort of generally about how smelly Elizabethan England would have been," Blanchett told The Associated Press in an interview. "We did talk about the smell and how bad everyone's breath would have been."
    on Oct 10, 2007 By: Cate Blanchett Source: Kansas City Star

  2. Tim Bevan, co-founder of Working Title, describes the film as "an Elizabethan thriller".
    on Mar 13, 2006 By: Tim Bevan Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "The program serves two purposes," MacKenzie said the day after the feast. "One is to expose the audience to the Elizabethan period. In my estimation, its one of the most potent periods in music. What happened over 40 years, from the late...
    on Dec 23, 2008 By: David Mackenzie Source: Wicked Local Mattapoisett

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