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Sir Walter Raleigh overcomes court intrigue to win favor with the Queen in order to get financing for a proposed voyage to the New World.
Set in 1581, Davis is effectively playing a younger Elizabeth than she had played sixteen years earlier in 'Elizabeth and Essex', which was set in 1601.
Queen Elizabeth I:
Is this your pet swine? You've cast your pearls before him.
At the concluding scene of the movie, Queen Elizabeth looks through her window with a telescope, an invention of 1608, five years after her death in 1603.
Opening credits prologue: In 1581 all the roads of England led to London -- for better or worse.
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