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The Mirror of the Sinful Soul

Today, on Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday), the day we commemorate the Last Supper which Jesus Christ shared with his…

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Elizabeth I: The Speechmaker

Today in celebration of International Women’s Day and Kathryn Bigelow becoming the first female director to win an Oscar, I…

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Elizabeth I’s Image

This post continues from The Anne Boleyn Files post “Henry VIII’s England” which is an article on last night’s episode…

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Plots Against Elizabeth I

One of Elizabeth I’s main achievements has got to be actually becoming Queen by not only rising above her illegitimacy…

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Cecil’s Fast and Elizabeth I’s Navy

I’ve been spending my evenings watching a DVD that my daughter had for Christmas, a TV series called “Tales from…

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Elizabeth I’s Coronation Chart

451 years ago today, at 12pm on January 15th 1559*, Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England, a huge achievement…

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Elizabeth I – England’s Greatest Monarch?

I thought it would be good to move away from the myths, rumour and scandal that surround this great lady,…