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CLIP 5235

The childhood and education of Elizabeth I

The childhood and education of Elizabeth I
Key Info
  • The childhood and education of Elizabeth I
  • Duration: 02:45
  • The childhood and education of Elizabeth I, 1536-43. Letters from her governess to Thomas Cromwell show how Elizabeth's education and well-being was neglected by Henry VIII, and how at the age of nine this was transformed by Catherine Parr. Scenes set in Tudor buildings and period dress illustrate an aristocratic Tudor upbringing.
  • Subject:



    Tudors: Monarchs

  • Keywords: Tudors, Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I, Katherine Parr, Edward VI, Henry VIII, education
Ideas for use in class
  • Useful for topics: Childhood of Elizabeth I. Girls in Tudor Times. Education in Tudor Times. Children in Tudor times.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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