Death of Elizabeth I

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Historical Context Note

Death of Queen Elizabeth I, who had ruled England since 1558. Her reign is often seen as a golden age for the country, as it brought relative religious peace, as well as a blossoming musical and theatrical culture, and extensive exploration under individuals such as Walter Raleigh and Francis Drake.

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Editors. "Death of Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2079, accessed 31 August 2014.]


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