The main religion during the time of William Shakespeare was Protestantism. Protestantism had been declared the national religion of England, one year before Shakepeare's birth in 1564. The Catholic church was also still... More »

England was primarily ruled by Queen Elizabeth I during Shakespeare's time. She ruled from 1558 until her death in 1603. After that, King James I ruled, known as King James the IV in Scotland. More »

The two monarchs who ruled England during the time of William Shakespeare were Queen Elizabeth I and King James I. When Shakespeare was born in 1564, Queen Elizabeth had been on the throne for six years. King James ascen... More »

The main religion of Sri Lanka is Theravada Buddhism, which is also the country's official religion. Around 70 percent of the population practices Buddhism. The second most common religion is Hinduism, which 15 percent o... More »

The primary roles of women in the time of William Shakespeare (1564–1616) were to marry and have children. Primary roles aside, privileges permitted to women depended largely on where in Europe they lived and whether the... More »

The two main religions of Latin America are Roman Catholicism and Protestantism, according to a 2014 survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. About 69 percent of the survey respondents identified as Catholic, which m... More » World View Religion

The main religion in Kenya is Christianity. Approximately 82.5 percent of the population identifies as Christian as of 2014. Almost 50 percent of those identify as Protestant, while the rest are made up of Catholic and o... More »