The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer is a fantastic book. I’ve enjoyed it as much as I’ve enjoyed the first book in the series, about time travelling to Medieval England. The way he presents the ideas is funny, but also easy to remember. I will read it again because I’ve enjoyed it a lot.

The Time Traveller's Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer

Some of the things he talks about, like bear baiting and bull baiting are pretty hard to understand with our modern day sensibilities, but it makes one think of how much we’ve all changed in the last few hundred years.
As in the previous book, in this one, Mortimer talks about all sort of topics pertaining to life in Elizabethan England, that would be very useful for a time traveller indeed. He talks about religion, landscape, people, clothing, and, of course, medicine. I would suggest taking some modern medicine though, if you plan to time travel.

The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England by Ian Mortimer

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My rating: 5/5 Stars. My husband read this book too and he gave it 5 stars as well.
Would I recommend it: Yes
Published by: Vintage
Year it was published: 2012
Format: Paperback
Genre(s): History, non-fiction
Pages: 420

About the author: Dr Ian Mortimer is a historian and novelist, best known for his Time Traveller’s Guides series. He has BA, MA, PhD and DLitt degrees from the University of Exeter and UCL. He is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, and was awarded the Alexander Prize by the Royal Historical Society in 2004. Home for him and his family is the small Dartmoor town of Moretonhampstead, which he occasionally introduces in his books. He also writes fiction under the name James Forrester.
The next one will be a TTG to Regency Britain – but it’s coming slowly, very slowly. Scheduled for publication in 2020.
Books by Ian Mortimer: The Perfect King: The Life of Edward III, Father of the English Nation, The Outcasts of Time, The Greatest Traitor: The Life of Sir Roger Mortimer, Ruler of England 1327-1330, The Fears of Henry IV: The Life of England’s Self-Made King, 1415: Henry V’s Year Of Glory, Centuries of Change: Which Century Saw the Most Change and Why it Matters to Us, Millennium: From Religion to Revolution: How Civilization Has Changed Over a Thousand Years.
Time Traveller’s Guides series:
1. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England
2. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Elizabethan England
3. The Time Traveller’s Guide to Restoration Britain
Website & Social Media Links: ianmortimer



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