Thursday, April 17, 2014

What was Easter like in Elizabethan times?

An Elizabethan Maundy, a miniature of Queen Elizabeth I observing the tradition of a Maundy Thursday with the common people. The miniature is most likely by Elizabethan female court painter Leevina Teerlinc. Picture acquired through Wikimedia Commons. Image public domain.

Happy Easter weekend to those who celebrate it!

You can find out how Easter was celebrated in Elizabethan England in our BeingBess article here.