13 Facts About Elizabethan


Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I .

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Term Elizabethan era was already well-established in English and British historical consciousness, long before the accession of Queen Elizabeth II, and generally refers solely to the time of the earlier Queen of this name.

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In popular culture, the image of those adventurous Elizabethan seafarers was embodied in the films of Errol Flynn.

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Elizabethan England was not particularly successful in a military sense during the period, but it avoided major defeats and built up a powerful navy.

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Elizabethan Age was an age of plots and conspiracies, frequently political in nature, and often involving the highest levels of Elizabethan society.

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Elizabethan's risked war with Spain by supporting the "Sea Dogs", such as John Hawkins and Francis Drake, who preyed on the Spanish merchant ships carrying gold and silver from the New World.

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Elizabethan argues that the Spanish army was larger, more experienced, better-equipped, more confident, and had better financing.

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Elizabethan led another voyage to the Americas the following year, but nothing was heard of him or his ships again.

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Elizabethan's was not able to get an unmarried clergy or the Protestant Holy Communion celebrated to look like a Mass,.

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Elizabethan's spent the rest of her reign ferociously fending off radical reformers and Roman Catholics who wanted to modify the Settlement of Church affairs: The Church of England was Protestant, "with its peculiar arrested development in Protestant terms, and the ghost which it harboured of an older world of Catholic traditions and devotional practice".

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Elizabethan refounded many former monastic schools—they are known as "King's schools" and are found all over England.

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Elizabethan's explained "I keep the good will of all my husbands – my good people – for if they did not rest assured of some special love towards them, they would not readily yield me such good obedience", and promised in 1563 they would never have a more natural mother than she.

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Elizabethan literature is considered one of the "most splendid" in the history of English literature.

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