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Elizabethan Times - Elizabethan Courtiers
There were many famous Elizabethan Courtiers who graced the court of Queen Elizabeth I. The Queen loved to surround herself with brilliant and handsome young men. Elizabethan courtiers were well versed in courtly manners and dressed in expensive Elizabethan Clothing which not only represented their wealth but also their status and position in the Elizabethan court.

Queen Elizabeth I was famous for the number of young men at her court who she favored. These Elizabethan courtiers were generally from noble families, were well educated, witty and understood the requirements of courtly love and the code of conduct required of courtly knights of the realm. Elizabethan Courtiers required a number of Skills - music, dancing and poetry were the arts which were clearly favoured. The dashing escapades of courageous men who brought wealth to Queen Elizabeth were also included in the ranks of Elizabethan courtiers. Queen Elizabeth was always susceptible to outrageous compliments and Elizabethan courtiers were expected to deliver these regularly.

Elizabethan Courtiers - the Favorites of Queen Elizabeth I
The Elizabethan Courtiers who were the favorites of Queen Elizabeth I included the men in the following list:

Robert Dudley
Sir Walter Raleigh
Sir Philip Sydney
Sir Thomas Wyatt
Robert Devereux - Earl of Essex

These men were famous Elizabethan courtiers and favorites of Queen Elizabeth I. These men were all handsome, well educated and well versed in courtly manners

Elizabethan Courtiers - the Explorers and Pirates of Queen Elizabeth I
The Elizabethan Courtiers who were the explorers, privateers and pirates of  Queen Elizabeth I included the men in the following list:

Sir Francis Drake
Sir Martin Frobisher
Sir Humphrey Gilbert
Sir Richard Grenville
Sir John Hawkins
Sir Richard Hawkins

Elizabethan Courtiers - the Politicians, Statesmen and Advisors of Queen Elizabeth I
The Elizabethan Courtiers who were the Politicians, Statesmen and Advisors of Queen Elizabeth I included the men in the following list:

John Dee
Sir Francis Walsingham
William Cecil - Lord Burghley
Robert Cecil
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