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    arched, eyebrows pale skin and urine dyed hair. In short despite her appearance in paintings Elizabeth was no beauty. As mentioned earlier Elizabeth was handed down £250,000 in debt from her deceased sister Mary. Elizabeth was plagued throughout her reign by this debt and was never able to make England rich. In fact, no one was able to undo the heavy debt Henry put upon the country until William 3rd who was made kind in 1689. Despite this lack of funds Elizabeth’s coronation in January 1559 cost the equivalent of £3.5 million in today’s money. Elizabeth had to look rich, she had to look like she had the country in control especially with so many threats. With a lavish ceremony she could look like she had money she didn’t. With the feasts and free beer on the streets she was getting support from regular civilians. She was poor but her image meant to much. You can see in her coronation portrait her dress under the robe is very simple, this is so bizarre as she is willing to pay 3.5 million pounds for her coronation. Elizabeth’s main concern was her image, how she appeared, how she could please. Even if this meant putting her country into even more debt. Elizabeth showed very little about her in her public appearances when it came to the state of the economy, she actually did the opposite and tried to hide it. Elizabeth, despite all her strengths was famed for having a terrible temper. She was known to throw a shoe at people when she got angry or annoyed, which was often. Her…

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    Elizabeth's Coronation

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    succeeded by Elizabeth, but the Council petitioned her to accepted Elizabeth as her heir and on November 6, Mary accepted it. On November 17, 1558, Mary died at the age of forty-two. (Whitelock n.p.) According to Anna Whitelock, Elizabeth was proclaimed Queen just six hours after Mary’s death. (Whitelock n.p.) With the death of Mary Tudor, Philip lost his rights over the English people and the persecution of Protestants ended. (Thomas 74) Her reign started with illusion. However, the same…

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    Empress Theodora and Elizabeth I impacted their respective empire or kingdom by doing the best the could for their homes . During the time they were alive they were very powerful woman . Empress Theodora helped the woman a lot she changed many rules for they could be equal to men . Elizabeth I was very brave she did not care who you were she was not afraid . She was her own person she did not care what others thought of her she did not care that she had no kids or husband she was married to her…

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    In act four, scene one of Shakespeare’s Richard II, Richard’s lengthy monologues as Henry Bolingbroke attempts to get him to revoke the thrown serve as a metaphor for the entire play. Lines 194 to 214, specifically, after Bolingbroke asks King Richard if he is “contented to resign the crown?” capture the complicated the relationship between the two men and the crown (4.1.193). Richard’s willingness to step down from the thrown is debatable through his reaction to Bolingbroke’s question.…

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    Characteristics of a good King or Queen can all be defined as the following truthfulness, compassion, determination, and regulating. King Louis IVX and Queen Elizabeth I showed these characteristics throughout their reign. They both seen as a living symbol of God, and the people held their faith they had in there reigning regime so that, nothing could destroy their kingdom nor their faith. Louis and Elizabeth upheld the values of allegiance, bravery, and belief. In the 17th century in Europe,…

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    King Lear Family

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    The facade of order in King Lear is made apparent by the family unit. The family unit represents how fragile society really is on a smaller scale. When Lear gives his power away, he disregards the natural law of man, triggering social disorder to arise not only among the members of his family, but also among the kingdom. Nature is perceived as a moral compass and used to justify actions of certain characters, mostly Lear. Lear defies nature when he deems himself a master of the natural world…

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    “Empress Theodora.” and “Elizabeth I.” Essay In the informational articles entitled “Empress Theodora” and “Elizabeth I” The World Almanac and Milton Meltzer discusses that both articles show that Queen Elizabeth and Empress Theodora both impacted their respective kingdoms by making many changes that improved women’s status and that made everyone equal. Their rules still apply to many countries today. The two women are considered a great importance during their time. Elizabeth and Theodora…

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    Richard III Loyalty Essay

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    All of the characters in Richard III only care about their own person gains and are disinterested in the wellbeing of others, which causes continuous cycle of power in the monarchy. The characters take bribes, do whatever they can to get power, and make enemies before they take the throne. The characters in Richard III are only loyal to themselves, which is why everything they do is for their own good. The supporters only remain loyal to the side of the fight that benefits them more. At the…

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    The Vienna Coronation Gospels was created before the year, ca. 800. It is an illuminated manuscript hand-written by the scribes and miniaturists at Charlemagne’s court in Aachen. The Coronation Gospels contains four full page evangelist portraits. These images are richly illuminated with each page being written on purple dyed parchment in gold and silver ink. These elements are indicative of Roman Imperial culture, both in the attention to luxury and in colour scheme. It is in this way that the…

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    The coronation dinner that night changed many things. That night everyone felt uneasy especially with the way the place appeared with such dark and comfortless colors around the palace. It was so utterly quiet that you could hear a pin drop and it brought chills to even the most powerful of people. Suspicions of various people were proven to be correct including the suspicions of Ross and Lennox. The dinner started fairly normal with the delightful smell of roasted beef roaming every hallway in…

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