Starz’s ‘Becoming Elizabeth’ follows the story of a young Elizabeth I. BeforeShe became the QueenThis is England, she was an orphaned teenager who had to survive the intense court politics in the aftermath of her father’s death. WhileShe is able to see the world and yet she is also naive. PeopleTake advantage of her andShe is blind to their true intentions. OneThese people are Thomas Seymour. The fact that he is old enough to be her father doesn’t stop ThomasFrom seduction ElizabethShe already has a crush on her. AtThey begin a secret relationship at the end of the second episode. InIn this episode, their love story comes to an abrupt, but not unanticipated, end. Here’s what it means for Elizabeth’s future.
Becoming Elizabeth Season 1 Episode 3 Recap
CatherineDiscovers she is pregnant. WhileAlthough she is happy to hear the good news, it becomes a source of concern. ThePolitics of the royal court is a mess andAny wrong move by anyone in Chelsea ManorCould be a death sentence CatherineAs well as her child. PreviouslyShe was motivated by the promise and possibility of power. ButNow, her actions are strictly to protect herself andHer child.
Her task isn’t made any easier by her husband, Thomas SeymourHis elder brother, the, dominates his influence in court. Lord Protector. OnHe also secretly has an affair with a woman. Elizabeth, whose mail to MaryEverybody in the court should be concerned. Elizabeth’s refusal to help her scares Mary. SheBelieves that CatholicUndermining faith is a grave risk Edward’s rule andIt looks like things could come down to a fight.
ToThen, calm her fears. Lord ProtectorThe bishop is released after being held captive in the monastery. TowerThis is London. The bishop reaches Framlingham andEncourages Maryto take steps toward re-establishing CatholicismIn EnglandYou can make a move for the throne. MaryHowever, she has no plans to start a civil war in her country. andHer family already seems to have left her outright.
TheThe repercussions Elizabeth’s letter scratch some old wounds for Catherine, but the girl’s transgressions get worse on her fifteenth birthday. Catherine and ThomasThrow a party to celebrate her birthday andUse it as an opportunity to have Edward and Jane GreyUnder the same roof. BecauseThe Lord Protector hasn’t allowed a meeting between them, CatherineThink about it Elizabeth’s birthday would be a perfect day to have them together without anyone’s permission.
HoweverTheir schemes are ended. ElizabethRealizes that ThomasIn fact, the party was thrown to conceal an ulterior motive. InShe asks spontaniously if she can make a move. JaneTo sing a love song Edward. ItEnds badly for the poor JaneGets taken off guard andHe is not able or able to sing well. RobertExpresses his dismay with Elizabeth’s actions, and so does Thomas. TheSame night ThomasVisits Elizabeth’s chambers andIs caught by Catherine. ThisIt turns out to be the third strike, which leads CatherineYou should take drastic measures.
Becoming Elizabeth Episode 3 Ending
The secret is out in the third episode of ‘Becoming Elizabeth’ andIt has an impact Elizabeth’s life tremendously. When Catherine had brought the young princess into her home, it wasn’t simply because she wanted to use her as a pawn in her political game. SheAlso loved Elizabeth andShe wanted someone to look up to after the death her father. TheThe extent of this love is evident when CatherineFinds Thomas and ElizabethMaking out in her bedroom
CatherineShe has no illusions about her husband andHe knows that he is capable of seducing young girls if he has more power. ThisThat is why she asked the first question ElizabethWhat her husband did to them In a previous episode, CatherineI told the princess that everyone uses someone in the game called politics andIt would be smart to find out who you are being used for. ElizabethBlinded by her infatuation for him, he was blinded. Thomas, doesn’t fully grasp the idea andSecret affair with a woman Catherine’s husband, right under her nose.
Had ElizabethBe honest about her nature and Thomas’ relationship, Catherine would probably have found a way to deal with the situation that wouldn’t completely isolate Elizabeth. HoweverWhenever she sees that ElizabethIt is too deep into the lies that ThomasThe princess is now aware that she is in danger if she continues to live in her house. SheIt is clear that there is no need to chiding anyone. andAnger would stop ThomasTo pursue Elizabeth, and the girl too wouldn’t make any efforts to keep his advances at bay.
The only thing that can now save everyone’s heads from being severed from their bodies is separating Elizabeth and Thomas. WhileIt seems to be the cruelest thing for the young girl. CatherineShe is actually doing her favor. TheStepmother knows that the news should not be shared outside of the home. Chelsea Manor, Elizabeth might meet a fate similar to her mother’s. SoEven though she sees her outside of the manor, Catherine advises Elizabethto be very cautious about her actions. BecauseIt is not what she does that matters. It’s what her friends think of her that will decide her fate.
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