Elizabeth I, Queen of England

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Elizabeth I, Queen of England

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

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