Who was the richest Tudor?
Richard Rich, 1st Baron Rich
|The Right Honourable The Lord Rich Kt|
|Died||12 June 1567 (aged 70) Rochford, Essex|
|Resting place||Felsted church, Essex|
|Occupation||Lord Chancellor of England|
Was Tudor England rich or poor?
In Tudor England about a third of the population lived in poverty. Their suffering always increased after bad harvests. A shortage of food resulted in higher prices.
Where did the poor Tudors live?
The poor had to work hard and struggled to survive. Many poor people lives lived in villages doing farm work or making cloth in their own homes for very little pay. They worked six days a week and only had holy days and public holidays off work.
What was life like for rich Tudors?
Life for the wealthy became increasingly luxurious and flamboyant during Tudor times. They dined, dressed and lived well. Diet – meals in Tudor times consisted almost wholly of meat. People ate very few vegetables.
What did the poor Tudors eat and drink?
Poor people in the Tudor period would eat vegetables, bread and whatever meat they could find, such as: rabbits, blackbirds, pheasants, partridges, hens, duck and pigeon. They also used to eat fish caught from rivers and lakes.