Major continuities and changes regarding various views of women in the years between 1450 and 1700 include both the continuation of disdain towards women and the emergence of the idea that women are equal to men. Women were often thought to be of less value than men, an idea that originated early in history and progressed throughout this time period. Some men and women began to speak out against inequality and, whether directly or indirectly, influenced new ideas causing others to believe in the power of women.
Elizabeth I, Queen of England from 1558-1603, brought much success and political stability to England during her reign. However, the ideas about gender at the time greatly influenced her rule. With the views of the religious peoples during Elizabeth’s reign leaning towards negativity about a woman ruler, Elizabeth I responded to these challenges against her ability to rule wisely with sophisticated anger and strong leadership, while not responding to the challenges to her authority as a religious leader.
Queen Elizabeth also advanced England’s economy, mostly by engaging in a wider world market. Under her rule, two of the most famous British trading monopolies developed: The Levant Company and the British East India Company. The Levant Company traded in the Ottoman Empire, and rivaled and surpassed the Dutch tea trade companies, boosting the English economy. The goal of the British East India Company was to control spice trade with the East Indies and eliminate any competition with the Spanish and Portuguese companies. British merchants sailed to the Far East and the Ottoman Empire to gather spices for tea and seasoning and quickly made successful trade businesses that contributed to the growing English economy. England also found economic
After her husband’s affair, their relationship is very weak and it is difficult for Elizabeth to even see her husband’s face. Next, Elizabeth is accused of witchcraft, and she has to go to jail for crimes that she never committed. Finally, her husband is also accused of working with the devil, and either has to die whilst telling the truth, or live based on a lie. She puts aside her needs and says what is best for her husband, and what will set the best example for her kids. All of these situations require strength in order for her to survive them. Elizabeth’s bravery and strength is a huge part of who she is. She is a source of goodness among so many others who chose to go along with the madness. Values as strong as these provide a shed of light in the midst of something as detrimental as the witch trials, where the poor values of others cost dozens of
Daughter of Henry VIII and Ann Boleyn, protestant Queen Elizabeth I ruled England from 1558 to 1603. Elizabeth's hardships started when she was only to and her mother was executed for treason. She later was locked up in the Bell Tower for two months when her sister, Queen Mary I linked her to Thomas Wyatt's rebellion against the Catholics. She finally overcame get hardships, taking over and ruling England. Queen Elizabeth I defeated the Spanish Armada and many others who tried to take away her power or her country. She United her religiously divided country and encouraged overseas exploration. She also allowed the arts and drama to flourish. Even though Queen Elizabeth I overcame many obstacles to gain her throne, when she finally got it she became the longest reigning queen of her time, defeated the largest army of her time, the Spanish Armada, and increased literary and arts to successfully lead England for 44
The majority of people may hastily assume that the rhetoric of faith is only seen throughout sermons in church and other purely religious events, but there is more to it than simply that. The rhetoric of faith, as a whole, can spread from Jeremiads outlining an ideal society all the way to speeches within a normal classroom setting; nevertheless, it always plays an important role when an audience has to take a leap of faith into a rhetor’s arms. Narrowing down the wide spectrum of these sermonic texts, one may arrive at Queen Elizabeth I’s “Speech to the Troops at Tilbury”, which was originally crafted in 1588. Just as some of her former speeches have done, Elizabeth ensures an effective presentation using many different types of rhetorical
This informational essay is about how Queen Elizabeth the I of England is the most influential person of the Renaissance. The facts you will receive are about where she lived and worked, what her areas of expertise were, her major accomplishments, any criticism or disagreements she had during her lifetime, and why she is still studied to this day.
During the Tudor dynasty a diverse range of conflicts and rebellions occurred. After Henry VIII breached with Rome in 1533 the threat of religion increased leading to multiple revolts. This resulted Elizabeth, the last monarch of the Tudors, left to overcome various problems which threatened the Queen such as; the religious issues caused by the Spanish Armada linking with the rebellions she had to also overcome, the Northern Rebellion, and finally foreign policy, threatened by the Anglo Spanish relations causing great threats for the Virgin Queen. However, Elizabeth did overcome religious threats by the end of her reign, despite the unstable country she was left in by her rebellious sister Mary, her father Henry VIII and grandfather Henry VII,
At the time Queen Elizabeth I had just executed the Catholic Mary Queen of Scots in 1587. Phillip II had sent the Spanish Armada on quest to overthrow Queen Elizabeth I’s rule. The Spanish Armada’s aim was to overthrow England but failed doing so. It was defeated by an English naval force under the command of Lord Charles Howard and Sir Francis Drake. this humongous victory for England had set a mark in history. The question is how Queen Elizabeth I’s defeat of the Spanish Armada changed history.
In 1588, Queen Elizabeth I delivered her speech to the Troops at Tilbury to motivate them to victory during the upcoming battle against the Spanish Armada. During this time in England, Queen Elizabeth was an outcast compared to all the other royal leaders. Many people did not like her because of her religion being protestant. With that being said, it gave the Spanish Armada even more motivation to plan the attack on the kingdom. Queen Elizabeth was in the center of a romantic scandal leaving her the only queen who never married. She also was found responsible for the killing of Mary Queen of Scots, and the enemy was not too happy about that either. It was clear that a lot of people were unsure of her and she used the speech to bring everyone in together and to ultimately unify her kingdom. With the use of imagery, pathos, and diction she motivates and inspires the troops as well as establishing herself as the Queen of England.
King Philip came to be ruler after his father died. King Philip built the EL Escorial palace. King Philip wanted to invade England, so he made the Spanish Armada. The Spanish Armada consisted of 130 fighting ships. He lost in the battle with England though, and lost territory of Spain in 1588. In the Dutch Revolt, the Spanish Netherlands colonies freed themselves from King Philip’s Absolute Monarchy.
Under the role of Elizabeth I relations between spain and england dissolved leading to the Phillip deploying the Spanish fleet.The Spanish Armada was a Spanish fleet of 130 ships that sailed from a coruna in early summer 1588, under the command of the Duke of Medina Sidonia. During
In 1588 the troops of England gathered at Tilbury. Preparing themselves to repel an expected invasion by the King of Spain’s army. Queen Elizabeth I of England delivered a passionate speech encouraging her men to risk their lives in battle. In her, albeit short, speech the Queen deftly uses different rhetorical strategies.
For thousands of years, human-beings have developed their own languages during the time. As well as England, many stories of how English language has been developed have been told. One of the most significant and influence events were Elizabethan era. During this era, one of the most important people of all time was born; William Shakespeare. To clarify, both Queen Elizabeth I and Shakespeare had inspired many people and both made their own great histories. Queen Elizabeth I supported arts, music, and Christianity while Shakespeare created masterpieces of great plays, and sonnets that no one can overcome. This paper is to inform about the backgrounds of Queen Elizabeth I and William Shakespeare, and also to discuss about one of his plays; Timon of Athens, and one of his sonnets; sonnet 99 respectively.