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Elizabethan Times
The section and era covering Elizabethan Times includes the following subjects:

  • Major Figures of the era - the nobility and Courtiers during Elizabethan Times
  • Elizabethan Times Culture
  • Nobles, Knights and Politicians
  • Elizabethan Times Women
  • Famous Elizabethan Times Men and Women

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Famous Elizabethan Times Women
The Elizabethan times was famous for many of its women. This page details the names of many famous Elizabethan women. Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of famous women and the Elizabethan times in which they lived.

 
 
 

Sir Francis Drake

This Elizabethan was a Seaman, Explorer and pirate. He circumnavigated the World in his ship the Golden Hind. Sir Francis Drake was famous for fighting the Spanish and helped to defeat the Spanish Armada. Important facts accomplishments, times, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Francis Drake. and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

 
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Sir Walter Raleigh

This Elizabethan times man was a poet, statesman, explorer and courtier. He was famous for establishing the first colony in America and importing the first tobacco to England. He was also remembered for his courtly manners and placing his cloak over a puddle in order to prevent Queen Elizabeth I from muddying her shoes! Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Walter Raleigh and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

Mary Queen of Scots

Mary Queen of Scots led a life surrounded by violence and intrigue. An ill-fated, impulsive but beautiful woman and Queen. Important facts, times, dates and events in the life and history of Mary Queen of Scots and the Elizabethan times in which she lived.

 
 

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Famous Elizabethans

The section on the Elizabethan Era website covers some of the most Famous Elizabethans. The Elizabethan Times courtiers, politicians, playwrights, actors, sailors and entrepreneurs. The Elizabethan Times rogues, scoundrels and the saintly! Facts, dates, events and the history of all of these famous Elizabethans and their times.
 

Sir Francis Walsingham

This Elizabethan times man was famous as a zealous Protestant and the Spymaster for Queen Elizabeth I. Principal secretary to Queen Elizabeth I from 1573 to 1590 and Elizabeth's chief spy master. Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Francis Walsingham and the Elizabethan times in which he lived

William Cecil - Lord Burghley

This Elizabethan times man was famous as the Chief Advisor to Queen Elizabeth I. He was a Diplomat, Politician and Statesman. Important facts accomplishments, times, dates and events in the life and history of William Cecil who became Lord Burghley and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

 

Robert Cecil

This Elizabethan times man was the son of William Cecil, Lord Burghley and famous for his brilliant mind and acting as the Senior Statesman to both Queen Elizabeth I & King James I. A brilliant mind in a misshapen body. Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of Robert Cecil and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

William Shakespeare

This Elizabethan times man was famous as a Poet, Playwright, Dramatist and Actor. Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of the Great Bard, William Shakespeare and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

 
 

Christopher Marlowe

The life of Marlowe was surrounded with mystery, spying and intrigue during his times. And was Christopher Marlowe the real author of the plays attributed to William Shakespeare? Even the premature death of Christopher Marlowe is surrounded with mystery. This Elizabethan was famous as a Poet, Translator, Dramatist and Spy! Important facts accomplishments, dates, times and events in the life and history of Christopher Marlowe and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

Sir Philip Sydney

This Elizabethan times man was famous as a Poet, Courtier and Diplomat. Philip Sydney came from a noble and wealthy family and had many influential friends. Important facts accomplishments, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Philip Sydney and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

Sir Thomas Wyatt

This Elizabethan times man was famous for leading the Wyatt rebellion against the Catholic Queen Mary in favour of her Protestant sister Elizabeth. Important facts accomplishments, times, dates and events in the life and history of Sir Thomas Wyatt and the Elizabethan times in which he lived.

 

Elizabethan Times

  • Major Figures of Elizabethan times - the nobility and Courtiers
  • Elizabethan times Culture
  • Famous Elizabethan times Men and Women
  • Sir Francis Drake
  • Sir Walter Raleigh
  • Mary Queen of Scots
  • William Shakespeare
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • William Cecil - Lord Burghley
  • Robert Cecil
 
 

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