Death of Elizabeth I (49 words)

Historical Context Note

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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.

Editors. "Death of Elizabeth I". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[, accessed 10 December 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. Anglican Reformation 16th Century - Politics and Religion