Becoming Elizabeth Unpacks Elizabeth I’s “Wrong” First Romance

This royal romance may have heads rolling.

Within the June 19 episode of Turning into Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth (Alicia von Rittberg) and Thomas Seymour (Tom Cullen) make their emotions for each other identified. However do not get too enthusiastic about this potential pairing, because it could not be extra inappropriate. Not solely is Thomas married to Elizabeth’s guardian, former stepmother Catherine Parr (Jessica Raine), however he is additionally about 20 years older than the longer term queen.

The episode kicks off with Thomas barging into Elizabeth’s room, ripping off her covers as she lies in mattress carrying nothing however a sheer nightgown. As Elizabeth’s maid protests, Thomas bluntly retorts, “I am to evoke my family.”

This isn’t the final inappropriate change between the 2. The aforementioned declaration of affection entails Thomas seducing Elizabeth, telling the younger royal, “It’s possible you’ll properly spoil my life, Elizabeth. And I am going to f–king allow you to, if you would like to.”

The pair share a passionate kiss, with Thomas continuing to contact teenage Elizabeth’s privates along with his hand.