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.
Walter Raleigh was not in the battle against the Armada. In 1588 he was in Ireland, out of favor with Elizabeth I. The movie conflates his role with that of Admiral Francis Drake who organized the fire ship attack that dispersed the Spanish Armada.
English, Spanish, Swedish
$6,153,075 (USA) (14 October 2007)
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