Dating during the renaissance
Trade was important because it let goods like spices or silk move around. Some important trade centers were Florence, Venice, and Asia. Families of landowners were expected to marry just to attain land possession.
Elizabethan Era marriages normally took place through the help of a miniature picture given by the man.
Their houses were really small with a maximum of four rooms. They had lots of free time and enjoyed telling stories.
They would go to banquets and eat things like soup, wine and meat.
The picture is a symbolism of the traits and looks of the girl he wishes to marry.
Women were regarded as second class citizens and they were expected to tie the knot despite of their social standings. With parent's consent, a boy and a girl were allowed to marry at the age of 14 and 12 although it was not common for marriage to take place on such a young age.