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  • 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.
  • The great promoter of The Eliza- geographical discovery in the Elizabethan period was bethan Richard Hakluyt (1553-1616), who was active in the for- era mation of the two companies for colonizing Virginia i n 1606; and devoted his life to encouraging and recording similar undertakings.
 

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