The Life and Times of Elizabeth I (Life and Times Series)

The Life and Times of Elizabeth I Life and Times Series Elizabeth I was England s first really successful female monarch She defeated the Spanish Armada in promoted religious tolerance and united England and Scotland at her death in She was the

  • Title: The Life and Times of Elizabeth I (Life and Times Series)
  • Author: Neville Williams
  • ISBN: 9781566491983
  • Page: 173
  • Format: Paperback
  • Elizabeth I was England s first really successful female monarch She defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588, promoted religious tolerance, and united England and Scotland at her death in 1603.She was the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn, and was known as the Virgin Queen and Gloriana Her reign was known as a Golden Age She used her sex as a strength nElizabeth I was England s first really successful female monarch She defeated the Spanish Armada in 1588, promoted religious tolerance, and united England and Scotland at her death in 1603.She was the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn, and was known as the Virgin Queen and Gloriana Her reign was known as a Golden Age She used her sex as a strength not a weakness, and claimed she was married to England.

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    1. This oversized book is a good introduction to the reign of Elizabeth I who was queen for 44 years (1558 to 1602). Its chief virtues are numerous pictures from the time, mostly portraits. Many of them are in color and give the reader a good visual sense of some of these now obscure figures that surrounded the Queen, as attendants, suitors, advisors,and even conspirators and enemies.Elizabeth was shrewd and intelligent (she had to be to survive), but one of her successful tactics was that of never [...]

    2. Absolutely loved this rendition of Elizabeth's biography, details of her Court and summary of the time period. The complex subject matter, while organized chronologically, was styled so that it was accessible to the reader, with interesting detail; successfully dispelling rumor and fiction, this book is much more than a recitation of names and dates.

    3. Is full of interesting information. But I've realized that I am so not interested in 16th century politics.

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