Essays Tagged: "Elizabeth"

British Naval Fleet Expansion

"(Marx 11) Philip II was on a conquering massacre and Britain was the next to fall victim. Now with Elizabeth I trying to hold her unstable, internally conflicting country together, Spain thought it w ... would be simple. Well, that is what they thought.Britain was having major problems within herself. Elizabeth I, being a female, did not have complete support from her country. Scotland, Wales and Ire ...

(10 pages) 82 1 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Summary of Elizabeth I by Kathryn Lasky.

Through the diary entries of eleven-year-old Elizabeth I, readers are taken inside the palaces of King Henry VIII. Here is a life of intrigue. Ev ... re joined with worry of being poisoned by an enemy within the court.An intelligent and hard-working Elizabeth describes her schooling, the royal tutors, and her relationships with her father, King Hen ... g distressed when she is periodically banned from his palace.In a series of diary entries, Princess Elizabeth celebrates holidays and birthdays, broods over her mother's execution, revels in her studi ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Biography on Elizabeth I. Essay focuses on her reign.

Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 in England. Her parents were Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. H ... nd. Her parents were Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Henry and Anne were the king and queen of England. Elizabeth's mom died when Elizabeth was 3. Her husband executed her because she was accused of commi ... his wife executed he asked the Parliament to make his marriage with Anne invalid from the start so Elizabeth would have no right to the throne. Henry's wish was granted and his marriage with Anne was ...

(3 pages) 32 1 5.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Early Modern England and Wales How rational were supernatural beliefs in Early modern England and Wales?

riously and whereas today we will look at our horoscopes for entertainment, major decisions such as Elizabeth I coronation were made after consultation with astrological advisors. This illustrates the ...

(7 pages) 50 1 4.3 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Absolutism in France versus Constitutional Monarchy in England. The political, economic, religous and social effects on England and France.

xperienced a century of great change, and whether growth or decline, this change was drastic. After Elizabeth I died at the turn of the century, James I took the throne of England and took absolutism ...

(9 pages) 153 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Is the virgin queen a tortoritilliarn or authoritarian leader?

In my opinion, I consider Elizabeth I a more authoritarian leader. This can be seen through her actions involving religion, su ... n leader. This can be seen through her actions involving religion, succession, Spain, and finances. Elizabeth demonstrated her authoritarian leadership via religion. When Elizabeth I came to throne in ... s. In view of the fact that both parties were strong, a religious war was most probable to occur if Elizabeth supported one religion and not the other. If this civil war so to speak broke out, Elizabe ...

(2 pages) 45 0 4.8 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

ELIZABETH I - Life and times, 450 years later

ST AUSTELL, ENGLAND Next Wednesday will mark the 450th anniversary of the birth of Elizabeth I, greatest of English rulers, certainly the one who has imposed herself longest upon that ... g would have been more aggressive, wasting the little country's resources on foreign adventures, as Elizabeth's father, Henry VIII, had done with his unnecessary, extravagant wars in France.A woman co ... etherlands were paralyzed by it, and the civil wars it unleashed, as Germany was in to the next age.Elizabeth's overriding idea was to maintain the unity of her country and to achieve what we would ca ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

This is an excellent review/summery/report on William Shakespeares' Alls Well That Ends Well

popular playwright in England and part owner of the Globe Theater. His career bridged the reigns of Elizabeth I (ruled 1558-1603) and James I (ruled 1603-1625); he was a favorite of both monarchs. Ind ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.7 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The North and the South DBQ

queen she restored the Catholic religion in England. Later as time past by, Henry's second daughter Elizabeth I occupied the throne and reignited the religious tension between Catholicism and Protesta ...

(3 pages) 19 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Six Wives of Henry VIII

arriages and failed to produce a male heir. Henry then fell in love with Anne Boleyn, the mother of Elizabeth I. Their relationship transformed England forever, but Henry had Anne beheaded and married ... n inability to produce a male heir. Her first pregnancy resulted disappointingly in a female child, Elizabeth, who would ironically go on to become one of England's greatest monarchs. Anne conceived t ...

(7 pages) 49 1 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Religious Differences in England

names. Their efforts to try and make changes to the Anglican Church greatly affected the reigns of Elizabeth I's successors: James I and his son, Charles I. It often influenced the monarch's policies ...

(4 pages) 31 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Stuart Kings.

the process, set the stage for the development of one of the most effective government systems ever.Elizabeth I's extraordinary reign was extremely successful because of her political flexibility, her ... ith thirty-five years of political experience as king of Scotland, one would expect him to continue Elizabeth's royal majesty. Despite James' political shrewdness, he didn't feel the need in displayin ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Tragedy: Fact or Fiction?

discuss Tragedy as a theatre form in one essay. I have chosen to compare 20th Century Tragedy with Elizabethan Tragedy and how they vary from each other and even where they are the same in some areas ... en where they are the same in some areas.Renaissance drama developed in England during the reign of Elizabeth I in the latter part of the 16th century. Some academic neoclassical tragedies and comedie ...

(9 pages) 100 0 4.2 Jan/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Shakespeare and the Jacobean Era

rity from the new king and felt let down when he appeared to be less of a man than his predecessor, Elizabeth I, was. Even though James I despised war he thought himself to be the king of kings. He co ... ently and they supported him in return.The literature of the era differs from the literature of the Elizabethan period not so much in quality as in degree: it became growingly more serious, somber, so ...

(2 pages) 10166 0 2.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Empress Catherine II "the Great"

as an obscure German military princeling named Christian August, and her mother was Princess Joanna Elizabeth of Holstein-Gottorp. Her father was nominal ruler of the tiny principality of Anhalt-Zerbs ... graphy years later.Figchen's mother, Joanna, was the sister of Karl August, who had been engaged to Elizabeth I of Russia before she took the throne. Karl August died suddenly and unexpectantly in Pet ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

What was the situation in terms of religious faith in England 1558-1603 and how did central government attempt to change this situation?

Elizabeth I succeeded the throne of England in 1558 and became Queen to a nation that had previously ... ere then followed by Mary I's attempts to re-establish Catholicism in England after his death. When Elizabeth ascended the throne it seemed clear and inevitable that she would introduce reforms in fav ... t was unclear however, the extent of the type of Protestantism she would adopt. At the beginning of Elizabeth's reign, the majority of the country still held Catholic beliefs which presented a major o ...

(8 pages) 33 0 3.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

It is a literary tradition that, in a tragedy, the course of love does not run smoothly. How far can this be said to be true for Romeo? (Romeo and Juliet)

t of the Capulet's. The two families have been feuding for many years and are sworn enemies. In the Elizabethan times it would have not been typical for children to disregard their parent's wishes in ... lies happiness and joy, whereas tragedy or death is at the contradictory end of the emotional scale.Elizabethans believed in fate, death, and astrological predictions. Elizabeth I, for instance, had h ...

(6 pages) 2385 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Eating Disorders

Every day after school, Elizabeth I. Gay would run home. When she arrived there, she would eat ice cream, cookies, string ch ...

(6 pages) 13 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Elizabeth, Queen Of England

Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England in 1558, and held the English Throne until 1603. When she w ... ous differences between Catholics and Protestants had already brought the country years of turmoil. Elizabeth I was able to solve these problems by setting up a national church. This church was to be ... kept some of the trappings of the Catholic service such as rich robes and golden crucifixes. Under Elizabeth, the Book of Common Prayer was revised to be somewhat more acceptable to Catholics. In the ...

(1 pages) 1225 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Queen Victoria

hours in appalling conditions in mines and factories" (Drabble). Today, though, she "ranks....with Elizabeth I, in public perception, as one of the country's two greatest monarchs" (Gascoigne 669).Vi ...

(7 pages) 1902 0 5.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers