Queen Elizabeth I & The Golden Age

Elizabeth Tudor is considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history. When she became queen in 1558, she was twenty-five years old, a survivor of scandal and danger. Her reign was known as "The Golden Age". "I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king". (Tilbury speech, 1588)
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The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I.  It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath.  Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.

El vestido de coronación real de la reina Isabel I. Es increíble que sobrevivió a la Guerra Civil Inglés y la ira de Cromwell . La mayor parte de las joyas e insignias reales de Elizabeth fueron fundidas o destruidas .

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.

Queen Elizabeth I's pearl and ruby necklace. Historians say it's possible that the pearls may have belonged originally to her mother, Anne Boleyn.

AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE ENGLISH PORTRAIT IN NEEDLEWORK DEPICTING QUEEN ELIZABETH I  CIRCA 1580

AN EXTREMELY FINE AND RARE ENGLISH PORTRAIT IN NEEDLEWORK DEPICTING QUEEN ELIZABETH I CIRCA 1580

Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare

Desde en los últimos años de Isabel I, ciertos políticos ingleses, en especial Sir Robert Cecil, el principal ministro y consejero de la mantuvieron correspondencia secreta con el rey de Escocia para preparar su sucesión al trono inglés

Detail of a serpent embroidered on Elizabeth’s sleeve in the Rainbow Portrait, with a heart-shaped ruby in its mouth. The serpent represents wisdom, and the ruby Elizabeth’s heart, implying that the Queen’s wisdom controls her emotions.

Elizabethan Propaganda Part 1

Detail of a serpent embroidered on Elizabeth’s sleeve in the Rainbow Portrait, with a heart-shaped ruby in its mouth. The serpent represents wisdom, and the ruby Elizabeth’s heart, implying that the Queen’s wisdom controls her emotions.

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