Sentence Examples


  • Around 1600, the Elizabethan Poor Law came into effect and lasted more than two centuries.
  • S., where (in a former mansion) some of the conspirators in the Gunpowder Plot defied search for eight days (1605); and Westwood, a fine hall of Elizabethan and Carolean date on the site of a Benedictine nunnery, a mile west of Droitwich, which offered a retreat to many Royalist cavaliers and churchmen during the Commonwealth.
  • There is an Elizabethan grammar school.
  • Among several picturesque old houses remaining, that known as the Six Chimneys, an Elizabethan structure, is the most striking.
  • It is from these works that our knowledge of the gallant deeds of the English and other explorers of the Elizabethan age is mainly derived.