Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Queen Elizabeth I's Speech at Tilbury

Clip: Episode 1 | 3m  | Video has closed captioning.

Lucy takes us to Tilbury where Queen Elizabeth I delivered her most famous speech to English troops where they had assembled to protect Essex from invasion. We learn that this rousing historic event at Tilbury happened 11 days after the fire ships and the battle against the Spanish Armada was in fact already over.

Aired: 06/21/20

Rating: TV-PG

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