Elisabeth 1 reigned as the queen of England at the area of Shakespeare plays, as she also is known as the Elisabeth Age. Her throne was from 1558- 1603, when was when she died. Before she was a queen, she was actually a political prisoner – where she was accused of abetting Wyatt´s Rebellion, an uprising against Queen Mary I which many believed was motivated by the quest for Protestant liberation.
She felt bad for the poor, and as a queen, she had the power and the rights to help whoever she wanted. The Act of the relief of the poor in 1601, created a law which made the rich help the poor out economically.