Exploring the intersection of the private and public life of Elizabeth I in the latter half of her reign, offering a personal look at her allies, her enemies and her suitors as she struggled to survive in a male-dominated world.
1. Part 1
Elizabeth I and the Earl agree they cannot marry because of strategy and politics, but the Earl remains on intimate terms with her advisor.
1h 49m 6s
2. Part 2
Elizabeth's obvious affection for the Earl of Essex causes concern.