Lucy Worsley's Royal Myths & Secrets

Queen Elizabeth I's Encounter with the Count of Feria

Clip: Episode 1 | 2m 46s  | Video has closed captioning.

In 1558 King Philip of Spain sends an ambassador, the Count of Feria, to woo young Queen Elizabeth. He tries to persuade her that she should ditch the Protestant faith for the Catholic Church. Feria tries to exploit Elizabeth’s inexperience as she is only 25 years old but he has underestimated Elizabeth.

Aired: 06/21/20

Rating: TV-PG

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