Queen Elizabeth I's Speech at Tilbury
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.
Sunday, June 21 at 8PM
Lucy Worsley travels across Britain and Europe visiting the incredible locations where Royal history was made. In beautiful palaces and castles and on dramatic battlefields she investigates how Royal history is a mixture of facts, exaggeration, manipulation and mythology.