The Life of Elizabeth I - Chapter 4 Bonny Sweet Robin Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 4 Bonny Sweet Robin Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 4, Robert Dudley became the Queen's absolute favorite. She did not have to commit herself to Robert because he was already married. She turned down the Archduke Ferdinand's son because she wished to remain single. When King Henry II of France was killed, his son Francis II took the throne and was controlled mostly by his mother, Catherine de'Medici. The Queen was worried about a Catholic attack, and she stated publicly that anyone who could make trouble for France she would take for her husband. Everyone at court was jealous of the Queen's favorite, Robert Dudley. Elizabeth was probably in love with Robert Dudley, and part of the allure was that she had the upper hand in their relationship. She could control her time with him, and he was completely dependent on her good...

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