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Elizabethan England

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Transcript of Elizabethan England

January 28, 1547
November 17, 1558
February 8, 1587
May 8, 1559
May 19, 1536
September 7, 1533
Death of Her Father
January 28, 1547
Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity Passed
May 8, 1559
Birth of Elizabeth 1st
September 7, 1533
On September 7, 1533, Elizabeth I was born to Henry VIII and Anna Boleyn at Greenwich Palace.
Henry VIII dies at age 55 and reinstated Elizabeth's place in the line of succession.
Elizabeth's Act of supremacy and Uniformity are passed. The Elizabethan religious settlement is real!
Elizabeth becomes Queen Elizabeth
November 17, 1558
On this day Queen Mary died and Elizabeth became Queen at age 25.
February 8, 1587
Queen Elizabeth accomplished many things during her reign (1558-1603)
she enjoyed music, dancing, and watching plays
the arts flourished during her time

- the monarch was believed to be the closest to God
- Parliament was only in session 13 times during Queen Elizabeth's reign
- Queen Elizabeth only used the Parliament when she needed help
- the moment the Queen was finished with her members, she immediately closed Parliament

The Elizabethan Poor Laws
Poverty and Crime
Land enclosure and unemployment
Poor classified into three groups
1. Helpless Poor
3. Able-Bodied Poor
2. Rogues and Vagabonds
Elizabethan England
The Queen's Role in the Arts
Politics and Government of the Time
- Queen Elizabeth was part of a hierarchy and was the leader
- she appointed nobles as her advisors and MPs whenever she needed to pass a bill or apporove new taxes
- only the richest and most trustworthy were allowed to sit in the House of Lords (100 members)
- she needed to have a successor but she remained solvent (against the opinion of her people and advisors)
-passed the Poor Law in which members of the church were responsible for taking care of the poor using their wealth
-the poor who respected and honored the queen received these privileges
- this new system is very similar to how we give the less fortunate our help using our wealth
Queen Elizabeth I - Queen of England
Elizabethan World Timeline
Queen Mary, Queen of Scots is executed
She was imprisoned by Queen Elizabeth's command. But she had no intention to eventually execute Mary. Sadly, she was forced to execute for treason after the Babington Plot.
Execution of her mother
Elizabeth's mother was executed on May 19, 1536. She was accused of witchcraft, adultery, and incest. Was proven guilty and was beheaded on Tower Green. Elizabeth proclaimed bastard and lost her place in the line of succession.
The Virgin Queen
May 19, 1536
was married to the people of England
Comparison With Today
Poor Law:
- homeless shelters
- charity donations
- clothing donations
- food drives
- more about what people think
- democratic system
- responsibility is split amongst the employees
- elections

a cult began to form
the Queen became a symbolic figure
The Elizabethan era was a time in English history of Queen Elizabeth I's reign (1558–1603). Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history.
Thanks for listening!
The Golden Speech
November 30, 1601
Prezi By:
Angela P.
"Queen Elizabeth delivers her Golden speech. It was delivered to the 141 members of the commons. She revealed that it would be the last parliament and turned the speech to address the respect and love she had for her country." -(Trev15)
November 30, 1601
March 24, 1603
Queen Elizabeth dies
Queen Elizabeth I dies of blood poisoning. She is succeeded by James I of England, James VI of Scotland
March 24, 1603
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