Queen Elizabeth Chooses Her Successor
Elizabeth must choose who will be the next heir to the throne as her reign comes to an end. Elizabeth’s court including Robert Cecil gathers around her deathbed. At this moment Robert Cecil leans and asks if the King of Scots will be her next successor. Elizabeth puts her hand to her face and Cecil interprets this as confirmation that James I will be King.
Aired: 02/04/18Video has closed captioning.