Re: [Authentic_SCA] source needed: Elizabethan noble pastimes
- At 2:26 PM +0000 11/3/04, Jen Kennedy (SCA: Ld. Eoin an Eich Ghil mac
>can anyone point me to a good scholarly source (or few) describing
>pastimes of of the nobility in Tudor & Elizabethan England?
>Specifically ones that mention (or better, detail) dance?
Reeves, Compton. 1998. Pleasures and Pastimes in Medieval England.
Oxford Univ Press, New York. ISBN 0-19-521423-4
which includes at least the early part of the 16th century. But for
dance specifically, I'd go with the dance manuals (which Justin will
no doubt tell you about in detail).
Heather Rose Jones