Elizabeth I and Her Enemies News

A Marriage Proposal Declined – King Philip of Spain and Elizabeth 1 of England

King Philip II of Spain ruled over the Spanish empire from 1556 to 1598, a 42-year reign that almost entirely overlapped that of Queen Elizabeth I of England who sat in power from 1558 to 1603. This period was one of great political turbulence across Europe with three great powers of the time, England, France and Spain…Read more