However, the choice of a husband might also provoke political instability or even insurrection. Elizabeth kept Mary imprisoned for nearly 20 years before she finally agreed to have her cousin executed in 1587. She equalled Elizabeth in coloness and courage, but lacked the discretion of the English Queen. Catholic cause Sir Francis Walsingham, Elizabeth's , uncovered several plots against her life. Their ships were of newer design, smaller than the Spanish galleons but faster and more heavily armed. One area that Elizabeth and Cecil tried to exploit was to use the French against the Spanish in the Netherlands.
Due to a population increase lodging houses were set. I have read a lot of nonfiction about Elizabeth I. They were the opposition from the right. The problem of foreign policy would not have been as difficult as religion as peace was fairly easily manageable, however her choice of who to ally with would also affect her choice of who to marry later. I was using the word 'anorexia' as meaning loss of appetite, perhaps frequently, or just having little interest in food, rather than an aversion to it. Elizabeth continued to appeal to Feodor in half appealing, half reproachful letters. Wars and overseas trade Elizabeth's foreign policy was largely defensive.
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1951. In terms of public policy she favoured pragmatism in dealing with religious matters. There they came into conflict with Spain, which dominated the Caribbean region and claimed a monopoly of trade. This was a problem for Elizabeth as she had to do more to prove that she could be a good leader. While risking possible loss of power like her sister, who played into the hands of King , marriage offered the chance of an heir. She often came close to hysteria and more than once fainted when overpoweringly distressed. The ground was frozen and Russia did not have the machinery or the experts to get to their resources.
The period is famous for the flourishing of , led by playwrights such as and , and for the seafaring prowess of English adventurers such as. When she died at the age of 69, she was still called the Virgin Queen. However, questions over religious issues would have been the biggest decision Elizabeth would have had to make. Conclusion Another factor to show that Elizabeth handled her finances successfully was that throughout her reign, Elizabeth collected large subsidies from Parliament. Above all, the assessment of wealth and income was based upon unsworn declarations. If, on the other hand, she married a protestant, the Catholics would seriously view it.
In 1564, Elizabeth raised Dudley to the peerage as. Essex fell from favor, and in 1601 Elizabeth had him executed for trying to stir up a rebellion against her. Marriage negotiations constituted a key element in Elizabeth's foreign policy. There Elizabeth experienced an emotional crisis that some historians believe affected her for the rest of her life. Though Elizabeth followed a largely defensive foreign policy, her reign raised England's status abroad. This had angered Philip immensely, especially as the stolen treasure was used to help fund those people rebelling against his rule in the Netherlands. The expedition was led by her former suitor, the Earl of Leicester.
Time sleeps on her right and Death looks over her left shoulder; two hold the crown above her head. Elizabeth I: The Shrewdness of Virtue. By remaining unmarried she saved England from many likely troubles. England established a trading relationship with in opposition to Spain, selling armour, ammunition, timber, and metal in exchange for Moroccan sugar, in spite of a ban. In fact, her skin had been scarred by in 1562, leaving her half bald and dependent on wigs and cosmetics. The first factor to show that Elizabeth dealed with her finances successfully was the selling of crown lands.
There is an extensive bibliography to the book, but unfortunately the author does not give footnotes. While this civil war continued, there was less pressure on the English as France had too many internal problems to deal with. Mary gained the support of the English people and unseated Grey after only nine days on the throne. Shortly afterwards, on 15 May 1567, Mary married Bothwell, arousing suspicions that she had been party to the murder of her husband. At first she tried to follow a 'middle way' which promoted Protestantism but allowed for forms of worship which would allow Catholics to compromise.
Her mother was Henry's second wife,. In 1577 she several times commanded Leicester to write to Burghley, then at Buxton, asking him to send her some of the medicinal water from there. While she worked hard at court, Elizabeth took time for leisurely pursuits. Wage a war on behalf of her cousin, or make prosperous peace with James? In 1865, the Scottish Queen married her cousin Lord Darnby, an English nobleman in order to strengthen her claim. France, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Pone and others were also creating troubles for her.
For this reason alone, it was never in serious doubt that Elizabeth would embrace Protestantism. Choosing to marry would cause further possible religious uprisings or foreign conflict, making it easier for Elizabeth to choose to remain unmarried at first. In 1861 was the Emancipation of the Serfs. From 1569 onwards she apparently had for several years a painful ulcer of the leg; when the discharge eventually ceased there was concern because it was supposed to have compensated for her irregular menstruation. Russia was a vast country and industrially backward.