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  1. #1
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    Your Life in Elizabethan England

    Dice: http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/reso...dice/eight.htm

    You are born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) in the year 1563.
    What is your name? (use the lists for any siblings)
    FN: http://www.britishbabynames.com/blog...han-names.html
    LN: https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/chri.../surnames.html

    Your parents; (http://www.britishbabynames.com/blog...lly-tudor.html) are middle class and are 26 when you are born. Your mother runs the household and your father is a physician.

    Roll the dice for this next section: (even-girl, odd-boy)
    In 1566, your younger () is born. They are called _.

    2 years later, your parents have another child a (roll the dice). Their name is _.

    2 years later, when you are 8, your younger sibling is 5 and your youngest sibling is 3, there is an outbreak of the plague. You are lucky enough to avoid it, but your two younger siblings are not.
    What happens to them? (roll for each sibling)
    1 or 8: they die
    2 or 7: they survive
    3 or 6: they survive but they are sickly for the rest of their lives
    4 or 5: they die

    Your parents are also lucky enough to avoid getting sick and 1 year later your third sibling (roll) is born. Their name is _. Unfortunately, they are born ill. Do they survive? (roll)
    1 or 8: they die
    2 or 7: they survive
    3 or 6: they survive but they are sickly for the rest of their lives
    4 or 5: they die

    When you are 14, your parents have their last child, a (roll), named _.

    When you’re 18, your parents tell you that you are to be married. Even though you are unhappy with idea of marriage, you have no choice but to go along with it.
    You are betrothed to (name from lists) who is the son of a neighbour a few houses down from where you live.
    FN: http://emilystudortalk.blogspot.com....-uncommon.html LN: https://www.s-gabriel.org/names/chri.../surnames.html
    How old is he? (roll)
    1. 21
    2. 25
    3. 18
    4. 19
    5. 27
    6. 23
    7. 22
    8. 26
    What is his occupation?
    1 or 8: farmer
    2 or 7: carpenter
    3 or 6: artisan
    4 or 5: shoemaker
    6 months later, you meet your husband for the first time at the wedding.
    What is your husband like? (Roll)
    1 or 8: considerate, ambitious and aggressive
    2 or 7: conceited, inspirational and adventurous
    3 or 6: restless, generous and violent
    4 or 5: decisive, industrious and optimistic

    All names of your children from: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.c...ivennames.html and http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.c...vennames2.html

    2 years later, your first child is born a (roll), whom you call _. You absolutely adore your child and dote on them.
    When your first child is 3 you give birth to a (roll) named _, who you dote on just as much as their older sibling.
    Another 2 years pass before your next child is born. A (roll) named _. You love your youngest child and mother them just as much as their siblings.
    When your children are 7, 5 and 3 a Malaria outbreak causes them to fall ill! Roll for each child’s fate.
    1 or 8: they die
    2 or 7: they survive
    3 or 6: they survive but they are sickly for the rest of their lives
    4 or 5: they die

    3 years after the outbreak, you give for a fourth time to a (roll) who you name _. You love this child, and are constantly worrying about their health.

    When your youngest child turns 2, your husband is arrested for theft! Before you have can fully understand what has happened, he is hanged two weeks later! You are absolutely devastated at the loss of your husband (if he wasn't very nice, you are upset, yet also relieved) and your children - especially the younger ones – don’t understand where their father is.

    Part 2 coming soon!
    Last edited by elina; March 9th, 2016 at 02:49 AM. Reason: added a couple of small details
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    John Thomas Lockton (1537) ~Physician~ m. Margaret Joan {Oliver} Lockton (1537) ~Housewife~ :

    --DS/DS: Oliver Thomas Lockton and Edmund John Lockton (1556)
    --DD: Susan Constance Lockton (1558)
    --DS: Tobias Ezekiel Lockton (1561)
    --DD: Patience Love Lockton (1563)
    --DS: Samuel Myles Lockton (1566)
    --DS: Joshua Benjamin Lockton (1568) ~Deceased~
    --DS: Benedict Jacob Lockton (1572) ~Deceased~
    --DD: Rose Eleanor Lockton (1577)

    John & Margaret: Oliver, Edmund, Susan, Toby, Patsy, Samuel, Josh, Ben and Rosie

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    Patience Love {Lockton} (1563) m. James Maxmillian Wood (1562) ~Artisan~ (decisive, industrious and optimistic):

    --DD: Johanna Hope Wood (1583) ~Sickly from Malaria~
    --DD: Susannah Rose Wood (1586) ~Deceased~
    --DS: Henrie Iacobus Wood (1588)
    --DD: Fayth Rose Wood (1594)

    Patsy & Jem: Johanna, Susan, Henrie and Fayth


    When your youngest child turns 2, your husband is arrested for theft! Before you have can fully understand what has happened, he is hanged two weeks later! You are absolutely devastated at the loss of your husband and your children - especially the younger ones – don’t understand where their father is.
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    You are born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) in the year 1563.
    What is your name?
    Phoebe Grace Langston

    Your parents; Giles Owen Langston and Sarah Grace Langston are middle class and are 26 when you are born. Your mother runs the household and your father is a physician.

    In 1566, your younger brother is born. They are called Thomas George.

    2 years later, your parents have another child a boy. Their name is Joseph Leonard.

    2 years later, when you are 8, your younger brother is 5 and your youngest brother is 3, there is an outbreak of the plague. You are lucky enough to avoid it, but your two younger siblings are not.

    Thomas and George survive but are sickly for the rest of their life.

    Your parents are also lucky enough to avoid getting sick and 1 year later your third brother is born. His name is Jeremy Walter. Unfortunately, he is born ill but he survives.

    When you are 14, your parents have their last child, a girl, named Lydia Esther.

    When you’re 18, your parents tell you that you are to be married. Even though you are unhappy with idea of marriage, you have no choice but to go along with it.
    You are betrothed to Maximillian Jasper Chilton who is the son of a neighbour a few houses down from where you live.

    How old is he? 19

    What is his occupation?
    farmer

    6 months later, you meet your husband for the first time at the wedding.
    What is your husband like? decisive, industrious and optimistic

    2 years later, your first child is born a girl, whom you call Susannah Lucy. You absolutely adore your child
    When your first child is 3 you give birth to a boy named Jarvis Gabriel.
    Another 2 years pass before your next child is born. A girl named Eleanor Grace.
    When your children are 7, 5 and 3 a Malaria outbreak causes them to fall ill!
    Susannah Lucy survives.
    Jarvis Gabriel dies.
    Eleanor Grace dies.

    3 years after the outbreak, you give for a fourth time to a girl who you name Violet Winifred.
    When your youngest child turns 2, your husband is arrested for theft! Before you have can fully understand what has happened, he is hanged two weeks later! You are absolutely devastated at the loss of your husband and your children - especially the younger one – don’t understand where their father is.
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    You are born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) in the year 1563.

    FN: Lydia Patience
    LN: Isley

    Your parents; Ellis Charles and Esther Charity are middle class and are 26 when you are born. Your mother runs the household and your father is a physician.

    In 1566, your younger brother is born. He is called James Clement.

    2 years later, your parents have another child a boy. Their name is Barnaby Francis.

    2 years later, when you are 8, your younger sibling is 5 and your youngest sibling is 3, there is an outbreak of the plague. You are lucky enough to avoid it, but your two younger siblings are not.
    What happens to them?

    James Clement survives but is sickly for the rest of his life and Barnaby Francis survives unscathed.

    Your parents are also lucky enough to avoid getting sick and 1 year later your third sibling yet another brother is born. Their name is Simon Abraham. Unfortunately, they are born ill. Do they survive?

    Simon Abraham dies.

    When you are 14, your parents have their last child, a boy, named Peter Lawrence.

    When you’re 18, your parents tell you that you are to be married. Even though you are unhappy with idea of marriage, you have no choice but to go along with it.
    You are betrothed to Nicholas Arthur Brackenbury who is the son of a neighbour a few houses down from where you live.

    Nicholas Arthur is 21, an artisan, and considerate, ambitious, and aggressive.

    2 years later, your first child is born a boy, whom you call George Elijah. You absolutely adore your child and dote on them.
    When your first child is 3 you give birth to a girl named Lilias Margaret, who you dote on just as much as their older sibling.
    Another 2 years pass before your next child is born. A girl named Beatrix Eden. You love your youngest child and mother them just as much as their siblings.
    When your children are 7, 5 and 3 a Malaria outbreak causes them to fall ill! Roll for each child’s fate.

    George Elijah dies, Lilias Margaret survives but is sickly for the rest of her life, and Beatrix Eden survives unscathed.

    3 years after the outbreak, you give for a fourth time to a boy who you name Samuel Bennet. You love this child, and are constantly worrying about their health.

    When your youngest child turns 2, your husband is arrested for theft! Before you have can fully understand what has happened, he is hanged two weeks later! You are absolutely devastated at the loss of your husband (if he wasn't very nice, you are upset, yet also relieved) and your children - especially the younger ones – don’t understand where their father is.
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  5. #9
    You are born during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) in the year 1563.

    What is your name?

    Annabel Temperance Jackmann

    Your parents, Valentine James and Gwenllian Rose, are middle class and are 26 when you are born. Your mother runs the household and your father is a physician.

    In 1566, your younger brother is born. They are called Evered Elias.

    2 years later, your parents have another child, a boy. Their name is Lawrence Gabriel.

    2 years later, when you are 8, your younger sibling is 5 and your youngest sibling is 3, there is an outbreak of the plague. You are lucky enough to avoid it, but your two younger siblings are not. Evered survives, but he's sickly for the rest of his life. Lawrence dies.

    Your parents are also lucky enough to avoid getting sick and 1 year later your third sibling, a girl, is born. Their name is Lydia Love. Unfortunately, they are born ill. She dies.

    When you are 14, your parents have their last child, a girl, named Audrey Blythe.

    When you’re 18, your parents tell you that you are to be married. Even though you are unhappy with idea of marriage, you have no choice but to go along with it.
    You are betrothed to Jasper Edmund Gray who is the son of a neighbour a few houses down from where you live. He is 23 years old and he works as a farmer.

    6 months later, you meet your husband for the first time at the wedding. He is restless, generous, and violent.

    2 years later, your first child is born, a boy, whom you call Jack Lawrence. You absolutely adore your child and dote on them.
    When your first child is 3 you give birth to a girl named Rosamund Lydia, who you dote on just as much as their older sibling.
    Another 2 years pass before your next child is born. A girl named Lillian Love. You love your youngest child and mother them just as much as their siblings.

    When your children are 7, 5 and 3 a Malaria outbreak causes them to fall ill! Jack and Lillian die, but Rosamund survives.

    3 years after the outbreak, you give for a fourth time to a girl who you name Arabell Anastasia. You love this child, and are constantly worrying about their health.

    When your youngest child turns 2, your husband is arrested for theft! Before you have can fully understand what has happened, he is hanged two weeks later! You are absolutely devastated at the loss of your husband (if he wasn't very nice, you are upset, yet also relieved) and your children - especially the younger ones – don’t understand where their father is.

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