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Elizabeth I Summary
Anne Somerset

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Elizabeth I Summary

Plot Summary

Elizabeth I by Anne Somerset is the interesting story of the life of Elizabeth I and her nearly forty-five year rule. Elizabeth made her way in a man's world. She selected her advisers wisely and ruled without a husband. Even though she relied heavily on her advisers, she made her own decisions. She led her nation through wars and various financial difficulties and survived numerous assassination plots. She died of old age at the age of seventy, naming James of Scotland as her successor.

Elizabeth's mother was Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII. Henry had his marriage to Catherine of Aragon dissolved. He had a daughter, Mary Tudor, with Catherine. Both wives were executed. Henry then married Jane Seymour who produced a son, Edward. Both daughters were declared illegitimate but their legitimacy was restored by Act of Parliament in 1543.

Elizabeth is thirteen years of age when...

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