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Elizabeth The First. Autobiography.

Elizabeth The First. Autobiography.

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Elizabeth 1 By Natasha Menshikova And Lena Yakimchuk Group 734 Elizabeth 1 By Natasha Menshikova And Lena Yakimchuk Group 734 Presentation Transcript

  • Good Queen Bess Elizabeth I
  • Elizabeth I
    • -born on 7 September 1533
    • -Queen of England and Queen of Ireland from 15 January 1559 until her death on 24 March 1603
    • -the 5th and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty
    • - the second legitimate child of Henry VIII
  • Parents
    • Henry VIII
    • Henry's second wife
    • Anne Boleyn
  • Character and Hobbies
    • -charismatic performer and a dogged survivor
    • -had many of her father's qualities including common sense and the strength of character
    • -understood the people
    • -loved hunting and dancing
    • -traveled a lot round the country
    • -wanted to know her people
    • and to be known by them
    • - the best educated woman
    • of her generation
    • -a good musician
  • 15 January 1559, Elizabeth was crowned at Westminster Abbey
    • From
    • the start
    • of Elizabeth's reign
    • the question
    • arose :…
  • WHOM SHE WOULD MARRY ???
  •  
    • often received offers of marriage,
    • but she only
    • seriously
    • considered three
    • or four suitors
    • for any length
    • of time
  • Parliament repeatedly petitioned her to marry, but she always answered evasively
    • "If I follow the inclination of my nature, it is this: beggar-woman and single, far rather than queen and married"
  • During her reign
    • -solved her first problem, the Church
    • -in July 1588 the Spanish Armada of 130 Spanish ships was defeated
    • -England sent its explorers to different lands
    • -arts and theater development
  • Last years
    • -in autumn of 1602 a series of deaths among her friends plunged Elizabeth into a severe depression
    • -in March Elizabeth fell sick and remained in a "settled and unremovable melancholy“
    • -died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace
    • -a few hours later, Cecil and the council set their plans in motion and proclaimed James VI of Scotland as king of England
  • Within 20 years of Elizabeth’s death
    • she was being celebrated as the ruler of a golden age, an image that retains its hold on the English people
    • Elizabeth's reign
    • is known as
    • the Elizabethan era