Christmas Dinner in an Elizabethan Home by Pauline Baynes
A Christmas Day scene in a well-to-do household around 1550, showing the father of the house at the table with his guests, raising his blackjack tankard to toast the Queen. Children play with their new toys on a floor strewn with rushes and sweet scented herbs.
© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans
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King Edward VI Grammar School, overlooking the River Severn at Shrewsbury, Shropshire, England. It was founded by the boy King Edward VI and augmented by Queen Elizabeth I Date: founded 1552
© Mary Evans Picture Library
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Caricature of Henry Irving, English actor-manager
Caricature of Henry Irving (1838-1905), English actor-manager, suffering from toothache -- Much Ado About Nothing. He was appearing in the role of Benedick at the Lyceum Theatre, London. The line "I have the toothache" appears in the play itself.
© Terry Parker / Mary Evans Picture Library
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