Impact Of Queen Elizabeth The Golden Age
Queen Elizabeth I ,from the Tudor dynasty, successfully ruled England for forty-five years during the second half of the seventeenth century. Her reign is often referred to as a “golden age” of English history.
Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 to 1603, and was the last Tudor monarch. She remains one of history's most famous and remarkable monarchs. Under Elizabeth's reign England began to rise to the position of a strong world power. The country differed greatly from the time when Elizabeth became queen to the time she died. Elizabeth used Parliament to improve the economy at the period of the leadership of Queen Elizabeth 1, Britain had the best structured government in the world but rather one of the most complicated government systems in comparison with others, Parliament had to do 3 things: to agree with the taxes , to make laws and to advice the …show more content…
Elizabeth spent the last years of her life unhappy and lonely. She died in London on March 23, 1603 and was buried in Westminster Abbey. She had no children of her own and there were no other descendants of Henry VIII, so Mary Stuart's son, James VI of Scotland, became king. After her death, people named her time of reign "The Golden Age". Her people remembered and recognized all of the things that this great Queen had done to make her country powerful and successful. Elizabeth I had proved to the people that a woman could be a strong and inspiring leader. During her life she was eager to show them that a woman alone could be just as good as a man. During the Spanish Armada she told her army, "I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king." In the end, Queen Elizabeth I did prove that she, Elizabeth, at a young age could rule England alone. Queen Elizabeth I was the greatest queen ever to rule