16th Century

As a means of recording the passage of time, the 16th century lasted from 1501 to 1600. It is regarded by historians as the century in which the rise of the West occurred.

The Marriage Portrait
A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge, #3)
The Mirror & the Light (Thomas Cromwell, #3)
Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen (Six Tudor Queens, #3)
Tombland (Matthew Shardlake, #7)
The Last White Rose: A Novel of Elizabeth of York
De Bourgondiërs. Aartsvaders van de Lage Landen
Anna of Kleve: The Princess in the Portrait (Six Tudor Queens, #4)
The City of Tears (Burning Chambers #2)
The Burning Chambers (The Burning Chambers #1)
Katharine Parr: The Sixth Wife (Six Tudor Queens, #6)
Fatal Throne
Fools and Mortals
The Last Tudor (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #14)
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy (The Marquess House Trilogy #1)
Romeo and Juliet
A Midsummer Night's Dream
The Prince
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
Much Ado About Nothing
Julius Caesar
The Merchant of Venice
The Taming of the Shrew
The Other Boleyn Girl (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #9)
Bring Up the Bodies (Thomas Cromwell, #2)
Dr. Faustus
As You Like It
Richard III

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Philip Ball
No matter who you were in sixteenth-century Europe, you could be sure of two things: you would be lucky to reach fifty years of age, and you could expect a life of discomfort and pain. Old age tires the body by thirty-five, Erasmus lamented, but half the population did not live beyond the age of twenty. There were doctors and there was medicine, but there does not seem to have been a great deal of healing. Anyone who could afford to seek a doctor's aid did so eagerly, but the doctor was as likel ...more
Philip Ball, The Devil's Doctor: Paracelsus and the World of Renaissance Magic and Science

Tara Sim
They would be shocked if they could see the other women in London: automechanics with grease in their hair, fisherwomen in from te coast with tatooed arms.
Tara Sim, Timekeeper

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