This name generator gives you 15 random Elizabethan names. The Elizabeth era lasted from 1558 to 1603 and was probably the time we reigned in England. This was the high point of the English Renaissance and saw much of foreign discovery and growth, new works of theater and, perhaps most notably, the works of William Shakespeare. Many names are also of Christian origin. However, the number of names used at the period was not significantly different. Men were often called John, Thomas, William, Robert, Richard, Edward, Henry, or Edmund (in order of commonness). Elizabeth, Margaret, Mary, Ann, Agnes, Alice, Doroty, Joan, Katherine, or Bridget were also called women. There are several other names too, but sometimes they are much less popular, something you may want to know.
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The Elizabethan age is the era in the British history during the reign of King Henry VIII. It has many fascinating aspects that make it stand apart from all other eras. Many historians have described it as the Golden Age of English history because of its rich artistic and cultural tradition. The Elizabethan age was also the time when the Royal court got into the lifestyle of courtly love. Many women were married into the rich royal families and lived with them in the great court houses of the time like Whitehaven, Hampton Court Palace, Westminster Abbey and other buildings that are associated with the era. Men also married into noble families.
The famous Richard III is a famous historical figure in this popular period of English history. The famous King Richard, who was known to be the most brutal and bloodthirsty king, has become a symbol for English people who were deeply affected by his reign. His skeleton is still present at the place where he died, and people visit the place to see him every year during a commemoration day. This era also saw the beginning of literature. The first ever novel was written in this time by Sir Walter Scott, who was born in Scotland but raised in England.
Some famous writers during the Elizabethan time include William Shakespeare and Mark Twain. This era had many great writers who wrote on several topics. One of them was the famous Shakespeare who wrote about the wars between England and France during this period. There was also the popular Mark Twain, who wrote about the early times of America. These famous writers were able to write their works during this period of English history and helped the English people in various ways.