Literacy and Print Culture

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By what year was the population largely literate?
1700
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Where was literacy particularly eminent?
Cities
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Who was the primary source of support for religion?
The Church
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Where did Henry VIII say education should take place?
Church and school, but mainly the home
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What was special about printers?
Skilled artisans, highly literate BUT working class
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Where were books sold?
Mainly by peddlers but also in shops attatched to printing presses
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What is the evidence that reading was a communal and religious expericne?
'La Lecture du Soir'; frontispiece in Bretonn's 'La Vie Du Mon Pere'
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What demonstrates the depth of the spread of literacy?
1643 - several artisans involved in the civil war
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What was education linked to, in the early years?
Religious Teaching
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What did Thomas Tryon emphasises?
Education was diversified and appropriate, reading and writing were different skills
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What were the different types of schools?
Paish and 'dame' schools, grammar schools and (by the 17th cent.) female academies
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What was the purpose of Oxford and Cambridge?
Education of clergy
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What are the figures for MPs with uni education?
26% 1563 50% 1642
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What was the 'great bible' published in and why is this important?
The vernacular, emphasised the changing attitudes to education
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3 points from Sharpe
Education not purely religious, educating women seen as superfluous, education as an engine of social control
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