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“INSIDE THE QUEEN MARY 2” The Queen Mary 2 is a vast ship that has a very astonishing features from its deck, bridge galley, engine, housekeeping and medical facilities are all equipped with state of the art technology and most its armed by their dedicated officers, and crews onboard the vessel. From the start of their voyage, everything must be systematic and prompt,they cannot let the ship to be delayed by in their schedule. Also even they need to do their task as much as they would the safety...

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bloody mary

To many, the name Mary Tudor has gone down in history as that of one of the most ruthless queens of all time. Mary was born on the 18th of February 1516 to Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon. During her lifetime, she would experience the world as she knew it crumbling around her. Mary was the only child to survive from her parents' marriage. To her father's dismay she was not the son that he craved, so after years of attempts he began to look elsewhere for his heir. It was this decision that would...

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A History of the 16th Century England

A HISTORY OF 16TH CENTURY ENGLAND In the late 15th century England was torn by a series of civil wars between two dynasties, the Yorkists and the Lancastrians. The wars ended in 1485 when Henry Tudor won the battle of Bosworth and gained the throne of England. Henry Tudor (1457-1509) was crowned Henry VII on 30 October 1485 beginning a new dynasty. In January 1486 he married Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV, uniting the dynasties of York and Lancaster. However the Yorkists were unwilling...

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Elizabeth I HenryVIII

plays and theatre. It was an age of exploration and expansion abroad, while back at home, the Protestant Reformation became more acceptable to the people, most certainly after the Spanish Armada was repulsed. It was also the end of the period when England was a separate realm before its royal union with Scotland. The Elizabethan Age is viewed so highly because of the contrasts with the periods before and after. It was a brief period of largely internal peace between the English Reformation and the...

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Queen Elizabeth I

birth of a son” (Help Me 1). Her mother was executed for treason shortly after her birth.  Elizabeth was a woman of largely expanded horizons. The three aspects bellow demonstrate parts of her personality that emphases her image as a Great Ruler of England. Elizabeth Tudor was a highly active woman. Her favorite pastime was horseriding, which she was very skilled at. She also enjoyed hunting and hawking (see Appendix 2). The sport of hawking, or falconry, was a popular hunting sport practiced by nobles...

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how serious were the threats to elizabeth?

were three main threats to the throne of Elizabeth I; The Spanish Armada in 1588, The Northern Rebellion in 1569 and Mary Queen of Scots. These threats can be seen as both very serious and not so serious. Whilst Elizabeth was Queen, she faced many threats as a result of all the religious tension at the time. All three of these threats involved the removal of Mary’s throne and so can be seen as serious. The most serious of which was the threat from Mary Queen of Scots due to her legitimate claim to the...

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Do you think that Mary Tudor deserved her title "Bloody Mary" or was she simply misunderstood?

been kind to Mary Tudor. Compared to what followed, her reign seems like a brief but misguided attempt to hold back England's inevitable transformation to Protestantism. Compared to what came before, her regime looks like the regressive episode of a hysterical woman. Considered on its own terms, however, the regime appears much more complex, leading contributors to this volume of essays to reach far different conclusions about her reign: reestablishing traditional religion in England was an enormous...

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How the Rule of Henry Viii and His Pursuit of Anne Boleyn Changed England

culture of that civilization. Though not every civilization was governed by a leader that had a worldly impact, the rule of England under King Henry VIII, was one of great historical importance. Unlike many leaders of his time, Henry’s legacy was not forged under the motivation of power and greed, but by love and his desire to have a male heir.  Henry VIII became the King of England in 1509 after the death of his father Henry VII. Like most kings Henry desired to have a male heir, as they also believed...

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Rebellions in England during Elizabeth's Reign and in the Period between 1485 and 1558

Explain why there were fewer rebellions in England during Elizabeth’s reign than in the years between 1485 and 1558 Elizabeth I only saw three rebellions during her reign and one of those barely classed as a rebellion (Oxford), this is surprising seeing as before her there was a high rise in rebellions this was when the Western, Ketts and Wyatt’s took place. There were many contributing factors as to why there were fewer rebellions during Elizabeth’s reign but the main underpinning cause would...

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Queen Elizabeth I

 Queen Elizabeth I Characteristics or behaviors are traits that make a person who they are. Depending on those traits, the person can place either a positive or negative impact on others. When being placed in a position that regards a sense of authority, it is very very important to own positive and influential characteristics that will help lead a crowd. Although that is the obvious expectation of a leader or ruler, some people fail to meet this standard and take advantage of the ability...

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