Elizabeth 1 By Natasha Menshikova And Lena Yakimchuk Group 734

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Elizabeth 1 By Natasha Menshikova And Lena Yakimchuk Group 734

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

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