A mature Queen Elizabeth endures multiple crises late in her reign including court intrigues, an assassination plot, the Spanish Armada, and romantic disappointments. Elizabeth’s last years were full of troubles. None of the Golden Age and the glories that were brought forth in it like the Elizabethan era that allowed so many artists to become known, would have been possible without the start of Queen Elizabeth and her rulings. Showing all 3 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Summaries. Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007) Plot. Having outlived her trusty advisers, she bestowed privileges on a chosen few, provoking furious rivalry at court and even an unsuccessful rebellion. —(duke1029@aol.com) Two faiths, two empires, two rulers - colliding in 1588. Elizabeth: The Golden Age Elizabeth - Das goldene Königreich ist ein Biopic aus dem Jahr 2007 von Shekhar Kapur mit Clive Owen , Cate Blanchett und Geoffrey Rush . Queen Elizabeth allowed for such prosperity and tranquility. The Golden Age Loses Its Glitter. Written by William Nicholson and Michael Hirst. Historians often depict it as the golden age in English history. To further—yet briefly—illustrate the publication history of Elizabeth’s last two speeches, I offer the following excerpts from the WWO editions of A.B.’s (1601) and D’Ewes’s (1682) editions labeled “The Golden Speech,” plus the “ Speech to Her Last Parliament ” (1642) and 1679 “ Last Speech and Thanks ” (1679) to illustrate shared thematic and verbal echoes. Elizabeth: The Golden Age is a 2007 film sequel to the 1998 film Elizabeth, loosely based on events during the latter part of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I of England. Still from Elizabeth: The Golden Age Photograph: THE RONALD GRANT ARCHIVE Elizabeth prances about in silver armour at Tilbury inspiring her troops. Once again her kingdom was rent by religious division. The Elizabethan era is the epoch in the Tudor period of the history of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1558–1603). Catholics refused to attend Protestant services and experienced increasing persecution. Directed by Shekhar Kapur.