Elizabeth Tudor: Queen Of The Golden Age

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History to me is fascinating. The people of history lived in a completely different world than we do now, and it sometimes seems unrealistic to imagine their lives. For so many, history is just a list of facts and dates. If people were to really look closely at history they can learn about people, who were just like us, even though they lived in an entirely different era. To be able to connect to someone that lived hundreds or thousands of years ago, in a completely different world is utterly amazing. History affects our past, present, and eventually our future.
Now take a moment to think of what life was like back in the 1500’s compared to what life is like now. We cannot hop into a time machine and literally meet the people of the past. However, if I could, I would choose to go back and share a cup of tea with the one and only Elizabeth Tudor, Queen of the Golden Age. Elizabeth Tudor is considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history.
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She inherited a bankrupt nation, torn by religious differences and a weak relationship with the great powers of France and Spain. The only other two queens to reign in their own right over England were disastrous. People were very uncertain of her taking the thrown; however, she completely proved them all wrong. Queen Elizabeth’s reign is remembered for many reasons but two of the more important were the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, in 1587 and the Spanish Armada of 1588. Elizabeth was a very intelligent person. She did not feel with fools lightly and Elizabeth was famous for her temper, which she is said to have inherited from both her mother and father. It was hard for her to be greatly recognized because of her mother’s relationship with England’s

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