Elizabeth I and Her Era

On November 17, 1558, the Elizabethan era began when Queen Mary I of England died and was succeeded by her half-sister Elizabeth I. The Victorian era and the early 20th century idealized the Elizabethan era. The Encyclopædia Britannica maintains that “[T]he long reign of Elizabeth I, 1558–1603, was England’s Golden Age… ‘Merry England’, in love with life, expressed itself in music and literature, in architecture … Continue reading Elizabeth I and Her Era