Elizabeth | 1998
Mass Execution of the Protestants

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Elizabeth
Elizabeth | 1998
Starring: Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, See all
Directed by: Shekhar Kapur

A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.

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Unknown: Henry VIII Is Dead.
The Country Is Divided Catholic Against Protestant.
Henry's Eldest Daughter Mary...
...A Fervent Catholic Is Queen. She Is Childless.
The Catholics' Greatest Fear Is The Succession...
...Of Mary's Protestant Halfsister...
E L I Z A B E T H
I shall pray to the Lord...
...and so shall be saved from mine enemies!
The waves of death have closed about me!
The cords of hell have encompassed me about...
...and the snares of death have overtaken me!
The cords of hell have encompassed me about...
...and the snares of death have overtaken me!
In my tribulation I call to the Lord and cry to my God...
...and He heard my voice cry out His temple...!
Move back! Clear the way!
Move back!
Keep in line, woman!
By order of their gracious Majesties, Queen Mary and King Philip...
...we are come to witness the burning of these Protestant heretics...
...who have denied the authority of the one true Catholic church...
...and of His Holiness the Pope.
Let them burn for all eternity in the flames of hell.
Benedicat te Omnipotens Deus Pater, Filius et Spiritus Sanctus.
Benedicat te Omnipotens Deus Pater, Filius et Spiritus Sanctus.
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Music

Song Name: Rondeas I and Vii

Musician: New London Consort

Song Name: Nimrod

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