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  • 1.  
  • 2. Elizabeth I Queen of England
  • 3. Content
    • Introduction
    • Early ages
    • Elizabethan religion policy and government
    • Foreign policy
    • In popular culture
  • 4.
    • Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen regnant of England and Queen regnant of Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death.
    • Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana, or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty.
    • The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate.
  • 5.
    • Was born at Greenwich Palace in London on September 7, 1533.
    • Was a daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn
    • Elizabeth became queen at the age of 25 .
    • She quoted the 118 th Psalm: “It is the Lord's doing, and it is marvelous in our eyes."
    Elizabeth I in her coronation robes, patterned with Tudor roses and trimmed with ermine.
  • 6.
    • Titles from birth to death
    • 7 September 1533 – July 1536: The Princess Elizabeth
    • July 1536 – 17 November 1558: The Lady Elizabeth
    • 17 November 1558 – 24 March 1603: Her Majesty The Queen
    • Preceded by Mary I and Philip (1553-1558)
    • Succeeded by James I (1603-1625)
    The Lady Elizabeth in about 1546
  • 7.
    • Elizabeth’s government enacted legislation known as the Poor Laws , which made every local parish responsible for its own poor.
    • The English form of Protestantism was defined in part by two measures enacted during Elizabeth’s reign:
    • - the Act of Uniformity of 1559
    • - the Thirty-nine Articles of 1563
    • Catholic challenges and plots persisted through much of Elizabeth’s reign, and Elizabeth reacted to them strongly.
    • In 1569 a group of powerful Catholic nobles in northern England rose in rebellion but were savagely repressed.
    Elizabeth’s advisor Sir Francis Walsingham
  • 8.
    • In 1585 the Englishmen fought against Dutch. Again, the campaign was disastrous.
    • In 1587 Philip of Spain organized a naval fleet, the Spanish Armada, for a direct attack upon England. But it failed
    • At the beginning of Elizabeth’s reign England had problems with France and Scotland
    • English military expeditions to Scotland and France proved expensive and ineffective.
  • 9.
    • “ Elizabeth” (1998) by Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett .
    • “ Elizabeth: The Golden Age” (2007) by Shekhar Kapur, starring Cate Blanchett .
  • 10.
    • Mini-series “Elizabeth I” (2005) starring Hellen Mirren.
    • TV series “Virgin Queen” (2005)
    • starring Ann-Mary Duff.
  • 11. Thank you for attention