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Elizabeth

Elizabeth: Heart Of A King

Series 1, Episode 3

Elizabeth: Heart Of A King

This section focuses on what was to be Elizabeth’s finest hour - the rout of the Spanish Armada in 1588. Ironically, Elizabeth loathed war - as a woman, she could not lead her own troops and distrusted her military commanders. Several factors contributed to the outbreak of War, including the assassination of William Prince of Orange and Elizabeth’s decision to execute her Catholic cousin, Mary Queen of Scots

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