The Elizabethan Era – An A to Z – C is for Cecil

Peter Cooke – Author C is for CECIL. During the Elizabethan era, William Cecil, became the most important courtier of his age. He was born at Bourne in Lincolnshire, his grandfather’s house, on September 18th 1520. His family background gave no indication of the heights to which William would attain. His grandfather had been of […] Read more »

The Elizabethan Era – An A to Z

Peter Cooke – Author K is for: KISSING The Elizabethans had a more robust approach to kissing as a greeting. Perhaps the best viewpoint on kissing comes from the recorded observations of various foreign(alien) visitors. On visiting a citizen’s house for a social visit, or even on business, any man would be welcomed by the […] Read more »