A Lioness' Heart A lord by the name Burgley once stated that this 'child' was, “A princess who can act any part she pleases.” Being known as a heretic child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, she was already stigmatized as an 'illegitimate princess.' Being third-in-line for the throne, there was not much of an expectation for this Princess Elizabeth. After her mother's execution and the eventual death of the King, Elizabeth endured difficulties as she fought for life. Perhaps she had survived due to her father's last queen. The last queen, Catherine Parr, made sure Elizabeth would receive the best education, along with studying and sustaining friendships with great tudors and key individuals (these aspects in her early education will result in her having the greatest asset in ruling England, which is knowing which man or teacher can help her rule). It was also said that Elizabeth was fortunate due to the genetic make-up of survival instincts, intelligence, and beauty from both her parents. Whatever it may have been, Elizabeth managed to keep herself out of 'death.' However when her half-sister, Queen Mary's reign was over, Elizabeth's life drastically changed. It was the winter of 1559 when she was crowned as England's next queen. Her achievements will forever be a legacy and the British monarch will forever withhold her name as one of the most greatest rulers of all times. Queen Elizabeth I triumphed as a woman of her time as she changed British's history. Ruling from an island, Queen Elizabeth managed to create Britain a world power. She came into throne when her country was in a state of religious chaos so she knew that uniformity was the key. She also enabled the age of exploration, leading to Britain's expansion to the Americas. And most of all, she initiated the idea of women empowerment. Born on the 7th of September 1533, Princess Elizabeth was the surviving child of Anne Boleyn. Being King Henry VIII's daughter, she was considered a disappointment at first for not being a male heir. Her father, the king, was notorious for breaking away from the Catholic Church. He created a Church of England and declared himself as the Head. This was so he could divorce his first wife. He married many women and executed them for various of treason. Elizabeth I's mother was one of them. Growing up, Elizabeth never really knew her mother but she knew what had happened. In retrospect, her mother's death and her father's livelihood will greatly affect on how she viewed life during her regiment. She eventually grew up and was raised by King Henry VIII's last queen, along with her half-siblings Edward and Mary. The idea of being Queen seemed to be anything but a potential reality. King Henry VIII nominated Prince Edward to be his successor, then Princess Mary, and then Princess Elizabeth. Henceforth, Elizabeth was able to exercise certain freedoms since the attention was not focused on her. With this in mind, she received first-rate education, enabling her to observe and understand more than an average person. Being isolated in the country side where she was taught and raised, she was more neutral and least susceptible to biased influences. During Elizabeth's childhood, she was well aware of her father's deeds for breaking away from the Catholic Church, causing the country to be religiously afflicted. When her father died, her brother, now-then King Edward, attempted to make better Protestant reforms. However, his reign was short and Mary became Queen. Mary was a devoted Catholic and took drastic measures to return England's Church back under Rome. However, Mary's 'expedient means' threw the country into chaos as she persecuted many Protestants as well as plunging England into bankruptcy. When Mary died, Elizabeth inherited the conflicts. The last few years of Queen Mary's reign gave Elizabeth time to reflect on the country's situation. During Queen Mary's reign (and even Elizabeth's), many were persecuted for their beliefs. In
The reign of Queen Elizabeth I is often referred to as The Golden Age of English history. Elizabeth was an immensely popular Queen, and her popularity has diminished little with the passing of four hundred years. She is still one of the best loved monarchs, and one of the most admired rulers of all time. She became a legend in her own lifetime, famed for her remarkable abilities and achievements. Yet, about Elizabeth the woman, we know very little. She is an enigma, and was a mystery…
Glorious Revolution Essay
Queen Elizabeth was one of the best rulers England ever had. The problem was that when she
died, the Stuart family monarchs were nothing like her. James I, Charles I, and James II all ruled
England at one point, and the caused the country many problems such as religion, politics, and taxes.
The Stuart family wasn’t good rulers, and England wanted a change, so they got William and Mary of
Netherlands to come and take over, which was the beginning of the Glorious Revolution…
Sunday September 7th 1533 at 3 o’clock a Princess was born. The birth of Princess Elizabeth wasn’t at all like a fairytale; Henry VIII Had previously been married to Catherine of Aragon when he met Anne Boleyn, Frustrated that Catherine could not conceive a boy heir he had his marriage to Catherine annulled. Anne and Henry both wished that Elizabeth was a boy, astrologers and doctors had predicted her to be a boy so you could assume the disappointment they were faced with to find that their child…
· Born September 7, 1533
· Original name is Elizabeth Tudor
· Became queen in 1558, when she was 25 years old
· She was daughter of King Henry III and Anne Boleyn
· When Queen Elizabeth first went in she was inheriting a bank rupt nation.
· It was torn by religiuos discord
· Weak pawn between the great powers of France and Spain
· Queen Elizabeth would be the 3rd Queen to England and for this many people doubted…
On september 7th 1533,queen Elizabeth was born.Elizabeth was the daughter of king Henry
And Anne boley . Even though king henry didnt want a daughter, Elizabeth was one of the most
famous monarchs of england.Queen Elizabeths childhood startded off at a rocky start. Which
that leading her to success. Her personal life was mostly ran and controlled by her father.
Elizabeth had many Queen duties , like inhertiting the kingdom from…
their enemies to fight or be vanquished. In cases when enemies draw near, it is common for
great leaders to rise up and urge their followers to stay strong in the face of adversity.
Awaiting the arrival of the Spanish Armada, Queen Elizabeth rallied her troops at Tilbury.
Queen Elizabeth appeals to credibility, logic, and emotions; and she also utilizes diction,
anaphora, and imagery to create a powerful and informative speech to her troops.
Throughout her speech, she appeals to the emotions of her audience through strong…
Prof: Monica Poole
Course: His112 WB
Analysis of the Excerpt: Queen Elizabeth 1: Against the Spanish Armada, 1588
In any organization or country, motivating managers and employees plays a significant role in
achieving the overall goals of an organization (Shakespeare, p.15). To be precise, in times of
crisis, it is vital for a nation or country to motivate its soldiers. At the time of invasion by Spain,
the Queen of England played a significant role in motivating her people and those on the…
‘Queen Elizabeth 1 was a very successful ruler who managed to overcome the problems she came to the throne.’
MRI: To always include explanations to my points to improve them. To always explain the main key points.
It has been debated by historians to the extent to which Elizabeth was a successful ruler. In this essay, I’m going to discuss whether or not, this statement is true.
During Elizabeth’s colourful 45 year reign, England became the leading protestant power and established her…
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prerequisite/ for success in pubic office. I am therefore very pleased /to be addressing many younger parliamentarians /and also those bringing 、such a wide range of background and experience/ to your vital, nation work. During these years as your Queen, the support of my family has, across the generations, been beyond measure. Prince Philip is, I believe, well- known for declining compliments of any kind. But throughout he has been a constant strength and guide. He and I are very proud and grateful…