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  • A Captivating Guide to the Queen of England Who was the Last of the Five Monarchs of the House of Tudor
  • By: Captivating History
  • Narrated by: Desmond Manny
  • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
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Elizabeth I

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Narrated by: Desmond Manny
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Summary

Elizabeth Tudor, daughter of the ill-fated Queen Anne Boleyn and temperamental King Henry VIII, was never meant to rule the country. Yet, when her time came, she didn’t stumble under the weight of the English crown. 

Elizabeth was perhaps the most intelligent, forward-thinking monarch who ever sat on the throne before or since. Her reign is responsible for the strength of the Royal Navy, the cultivation of fine arts, the long-term stability and safety of her nation from foreign attacks, and the first steps toward international colonization. 

In Elizabeth I: A Captivating Guide to the Queen of England Who Was the Last of the Five Monarchs of the House of Tudor, you will discover topics such as:

  • The birth of a future queen
  • From princess to lady
  • Elizabeth and the royal stepmothers
  • The teenaged Princess
  • A flurry of successions
  • Queen Elizabeth I
  • Sir Francis Drake and the Elizabethan settlements
  • Mary, Queen of Scots, and war with Spain
  • Arts and culture in Elizabethan England
  • The end of the Tudor Dynasty  

And much, much more!

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nice book

There is so much more to the story of these kings and queens than beheadings, political marriages and the reformation of the church – but those events remain some of the family’s most enthralling moments.

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Really liked it. Very easy to read and follow alon

Really liked it. Very easy to read and follow along with. I'm quite interested in Tudor history, and this books gives a good overview.

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wow

I found the book very interesting reading revealing a private person of great appeal, someone I could really like. But, as is often asked: Why can't she smile more in public?

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Excellent narration as well

If you look at the reviews for this book, half of them are for a book about Elizabeth I and half of them are reviews of a book about Elizabeth II written by a wholly different author. Please fix this Amazon!

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Fascinating book

Enjoyed the book. Would have liked more facts about ELizabeth. Overall, good read and keeps you interested. Recommend reading it.

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  • Brianna Denise Krooberg
  • 03-03-19

Quite a History!

This is a very interesting history of Queen Elizabeth I. Her throne lasted for five Monarchs of the House of Tudor. This is a guide to to have as a reference in history!

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  • samurtha
  • 02-03-19

A Captivating Guide to the Queen


All in all, it is a masterful work that I enjoyed immensely. It was a page-turner that I finished rather quickly

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  • Estrella
  • 02-03-19

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Everything you wanted to know about Queen Elizabeth Step back into the events that shaped the course of her life and those she loves.History comes to life and you will get a glimpse of a fascinating and formidable queen who has given her life to serve her people.

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  • pelsori
  • 02-03-19

Very complete historical account of Elizabeth

I really enjoyed reading this book and learned so much about The English Commonwealth and the Monarchy. Great book if you are a history buff!

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  • Abigale
  • 02-03-19

Five Stars

Good historical account. Especially interesting were the long accounts of letters and proclamations. Elizabeth the first surely was a singing star o the age.

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  • Maris
  • 02-03-19

Awesome book

I loved it I love to read about this era the times were hard and the crown was unpredictable!

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  • Arsha
  • 02-03-19

History book

Wonderful biography of England’s longest reigning and most Marvelous Queen!! Certainly worth the cost for a great read! Highly recommended

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  • data tech
  • 22-02-19

Elizabeth I

A great read. The history of the kings and queens of England has always captivated me and reading this book has giving me a better understanding of that period.