PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, History
A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments.
Elizabeth's jewelery was made by Erickson Beamon of Belgravia. Her plumed hats were designed by Stephen Jones, Christian Dior's milliner.
Title Card: Spain is the most powerful empire in the world. Philip of Spain, a devout Catholic, has plunged Europe into holy war. Only England stands against him, ruled by a Protestant Queen.
The scene where Walter Raleigh is entertaining the Queen with his stories of the sea, Elizabeth is wearing a blue gown, and earrings and a necklace that are clearly a stone called pink beryl, otherwise known as "Morganite". This gemstone was not discovered until 1910 and would not have existed at that time.
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$6,153,075 (USA) (14 October 2007)