If Elizabeth Had Been Edward: The Effects of Queen Elizabeth I's Gender on History

Friday, November 7, 2014
Plaza Foyer (Sheraton)
Samantha Musick , Elmhurst College
A study focusing on Queen Elizabeth I’s gender and its impact upon history. A conclusion was formed through examination of King Henry VIII’s reign, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots, relations with Spain and the Spanish Armada, and her relationship with Sir Walter Raleigh.