Why did Queen Elizabeth consult her astrologers before deciding when to hold her coronation?
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Asked By: ellebear (: ♥ - 5/25/2008
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Astrology was extremely important to the Elizabethans. It was widely believed that the planets and the signs of the Zodiac exercised a profound influence over human affairs and that men's fates and natures were governed by their stars, so that many prominent Elizabethans were in the habit of consulting their favourite... More
Answered By: Louise C - 5/25/2008
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Politics probably, together with superstition. This is from a website, (link below... More
Answered By: Mo Fayed - 5/25/2008
I am really surprised she did that. Usually leaders please the most dominant section among their followers. It does not seem that the majority of the Queen's subjects are superstitious or believers in astrologers... More
Answered By: So tel C to Pro - 5/25/2008
Elizabethan english were extremely supersticious, and Elizabeth probably more so than most. It was not seen as being such a dark thing in those days as it was turned into later by the Puritans. Catholic queen Bloody Mary herself was known to have a seer in her court, who's responsibility was to use their 'divine gift... More
Answered By: lozzarino - 5/26/2008
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