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.
All through the story Elizabeth wears wigs. In the pre-battle scene at 1h 28m she is seen to be wearing the hair of a peasant or lower class woman, a World away from the hair of a monarch. The fine suit of armour however, gives the whole game away. ... ...
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.
Raleigh announces that he has just returned from the New World, and has named the land he discovered "Virginia" after Elizabeth. Walter Raleigh sent a mission to establish a settlement in 1584; he never set foot in the New World during this time period. Secondly, "Virginia" was derived from the name of the Roanoke Colony chief Wingina, which was modified by Elizabeth to "Virginia" after her own title.
English, Spanish, Swedish
$6,153,075 (USA) (14 October 2007)
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