Meet one of the most powerful women in British history in our Elizabeth I facts! Queen of England from 17th November 1558 to 24th March 1603, she's regarded as one of the greatest monarchs of England. Find out about her life and reign including scandal, executions, plots during what is now known as the 'Golden Age'...
Fact One. Elizabeth I reigned as Queen of England from 17th November 1558 to 24th March 1603. Her reign is sometimes known as the Elizabethan Age, and was the era of William Shakespeare's plays, Sir Frances Drake's trips to America, and the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
Queen Elizabeth I was the Queen of England and Ireland who ruled for more than 44 years and is considered one of the greatest monarchs in the history of England.Elizabeth had a difficult childhood. Her mother was executed when she was less than three years old and she had to face abuse by the husband of her step mother.When her step sister Mary I became Queen, Elizabeth was imprisoned and ...
Queen Elizabeth I took the crown of England on January 15, 1559. To honor the 456th anniversary of her coronation, here are 15 things you might not know about Good Queen Bess. 1. She very nearly ...
A major factor in Elizabeth I’s reign becoming known as England’s “Golden Age” were the major artistic works being produced at that time. Elizabeth enjoyed music and theatre and in 1583 created Queen Elizabeth’s Men – a royal troupe that went on to entertain her court frequently.
On April 21, Queen Elizabeth II will celebrate her 93rd birthday—and her first of two official birthdays.Though millions of words have been written about the world's longest-reigning monarch ...
The daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I (1533–1603) was England’s ‘Gloriana’ – a virgin queen who saw herself as wedded to her country, and who brought almost half a century of stability after the turmoil of her siblings’ short reigns. Here, historian Tracy Borman reveals seven surprising facts about her life
Elizabeth I, bynames the Virgin Queen and Good Queen Bess, (born September 7, 1533, Greenwich, near London, England—died March 24, 1603, Richmond, Surrey), queen of England (1558–1603) during a period, often called the Elizabethan Age, when England asserted itself vigorously as a major European power in politics, commerce, and the arts.
Elizabeth I was a long-ruling queen of England, governing with relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. The Elizabethan era is named for her.
On 21 April 2019, Queen Elizabeth II turned 93! From creating her own breed of dog to sending 50,000 Christmas cards, Her Majesty’s certainly been busy over the years. Join us on a trip back through history to discover our favourite facts about the Queen. 15 facts about the Queen