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Elizabeth I

1533-1603.
Queen of England and Ireland (1558-1603) who succeeded the Mary I, a Catholic, and reestablished Protestantism in England. Her reign was marked by several plots to overthrow her, the execution of Mary Queen of Scots (1587), the defeat of the Spanish Armada (1588), and domestic prosperity and literary achievement.
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Elizabeth I

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(Biography) 1533–1603, queen of England (1558–1603); daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She established the Church of England (1559) and put an end to Catholic plots, notably by executing Mary Queen of Scots (1587) and defeating the Spanish Armada (1588). Her reign was notable for commercial growth, maritime expansion, and the flourishing of literature, music, and architecture
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Noun1.Elizabeth I - Queen of England from 1558 to 1603Elizabeth I - Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
House of Tudor, Tudor - an English dynasty descended from Henry Tudor; Tudor monarchs ruled from Henry VII to Elizabeth I (from 1485 to 1603)
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Sidney's brilliant position for a few years as the noblest representative of chivalrous ideals in the intriguing Court of Elizabeth is a matter of common fame, as is his death in 1586 at the age of thirty-two during the siege of Zutphen in Holland.
Gloriana, the Fairy Queen, is abstractly Glory, but humanly she is Queen Elizabeth; and from other points of view Elizabeth is identified with several of the lesser heroines.
I think I shall never hear Elizabeth's voice again, never look into her eyes, never kiss her dear lips--but Elizabeth is still mine, and I am hers, as in that morning when we kissed in that little chancel amid the flickering light, and passed out into the sun and down the lanes, to our little home among the meadow-sweet.
Step aboard Queen Elizabeth I's royal barge as she invites Shakespeare to introduce some of his most famous characters, trace the bloody outcome of England's Civil War and follow King Charles' final journey to the executioner's block.
Amani Hughes, a journalist for (https://www.express.co.uk/news/royal/1074340/Royal-family-scandal-princess-diana-prince-charles-meghan-markle-harry-royal-secrets) Express , compiled some of biggest royal family secrets that rocked the world, starting off with the fact that Queen Elizabeth I's love life.
2 MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS (1971) VANESSA Redgrave and Glenda Jackson proved fabulous casting as formidable royal rivals Mary, Queen of Scots and Elizabeth I. The movie covered the period from 1560 to Mary's execution in 1587.
Tel: However, another powerful female leader currently rules over England and Scotland - Mary's cousin, the mighty Queen Elizabeth I (Margot Robbie).
The star has had connections with royalty extending back to 2006, when he played Robert Dudley, Elizabeth I's favourite, in TV's The Virgin Queen.
Perennial crowd-pleaser David Troughton plays Elizabeth I's favourite Shakespearean character Sir John Falstaff in a fat suit intended for laughs - and, boy, does he get them!
From there Gristwood chronologically and geographically examines the roles women played within politics and successions as well as the relationships between them up until Queen Elizabeth I's death in 1603.
He was the Queen's Surveyor of North Wales, which meant he collected Elizabeth I's taxes.
He was the Queen's Surveyor of North Wales which meant he collected Elizabeth I's taxes.

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