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CLIP 3343

Why Were Tudor Streets So Dirty?

Why Were Tudor Streets So Dirty?

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Key Info
  • Why Were Tudor Streets So Dirty?
  • Duration: 02:30
  • The Shambles in York is one of the few streets in the country to survive from Tudor times. The buildings give clues to their Tudor past, they have wooden beams and upper floors which stick out. In Tudor times most of the property along the Shambles would have been butchers shops, which helps to explain why the streets were so dirty. This clip has subtitles available in Flash.
  • Subject:



    Tudors: Tudor Life

  • Keywords: Tudor life, life in Tudor times, Tudor, Tudors, Tudor streets, Tudor street, shop, butcher shop, subtitled
Ideas for use in class
  • Children can imagine they live in Tudor times and act out a typical street scene. Use the ideas gathered to write a descriptive piece about life in Tudor times.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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