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The Reign of the Golden Age

  • Date Submitted: 05/24/2010 04:38 PM
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“What a family is without a steward, a ship without a pilot, a flock without a shepherd, a body without ahead, the same, I think, is a kingdom without the health and safety of a good monarch (Chamberlin)”. Elizabeth Tudor better known as Queen Elizabeth or “Virgin Mary” was a prosperous female in a time where woman didn’t go very far and in some cases weren’t even the preferred sex to get as children. Even with all of the objections going on throughout the period of time Elizabeth was a great contribution to England. Most of her success came from being an independent woman who ruled the country on her own without having to rely on any husband, Also the incredible knowledge and education she had possessed. As well as contributing many changes to England.
Originating at Greenwich Palace on September 7, 1533 Elizabeth’s childhood was not calm like most people think a Queen’s infancy is supposed to be. Born daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn was what really started the Queen’s rocky start. At that time King Henry her father only wanted a son , since her mother Anne did not bear him that son he so desired. Later on King Henry ordered Anne Boleyn to be executed. After that Elizabeth was sent to various places to get her education. Meanwhile her father remarried a couple of times more and finally got his wish of a son which was named Edward VI , Queen Elizabeth and her brother didn’t not spend a lot of time together since she was always away getting educated. As a young child she showed signs to be an intelligent girl who was extremely focused on her education (Elizabeth I). She learned the alphabet and grammar, reading and writing at a very young age. At the young age of five she was thought to have known several foreign languages and many subjects. Around 1547 King Henry VIII died and his son Edward took over England, just six years later he died and Elizabeth’s sister Mary better known as “Bloody Mary” held the thrown to England. On March 17, 1558 Queen...


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