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The early life of Elizabeth I, from her childhood until her accession to the throne of England in 1558.
Vivien Leigh had a life long movie contract with Metro Goldwyn Mayer since making A Yank at Oxford (1938) where as she was sent scripts for first refusal and this movie was one of them. Leigh turned down the role of Bess due to acting obligations in her home country of England.
I wish he'd die.
Thomas Seymour: What? What was that?
Prince Edward: I said, I wish he'd die. D-Y-E.
Thomas Seymour: It's the wrong spelling.
Prince Edward: Oh, is it?
Ned Seymour: What is Your Majesty talking about?
Prince Edward: Spelling. Nobody knows for certain how to spell the King's English.
Ned Seymour: The spelling is not important, so long as the ...
Even as a young woman the eventual Queen Elizabeth had flaming red hair, which "Young Bess" does not possess.