Queen Elizabeth I

1550s Elizabethan Plays

Elizabeth I was born on Sunday the 7th of September 1533.

  • Elizabeth I was born into dangerous world of political intrigue.
  • When she was two years old, her father King Henry VIII killed her mother just because she did not produce male son.

She came to throne in 1558 after her sister Mary died.

  • Mary I came to throne in 1553.
  • She imprisoned Elizabeth in the tower of London but Elizabeth survived and later became the Queen.

She returned England to Protestantism but let Catholics to stay Catholics.

Elizabeth I died in 1603.

Works Cited

  • “Elizabeth (1533-1603)”. Encyclopedia Britannica Online. 1910. Luminarium. Web. 17 Feb 2014.

  • Noorden, von Djinn and Claire Gillard, ed. History of the World. United States: A Dorling Kindersley Book, 1994. Print.

  • SparkNotes on Queen Elizabeth I. Web. N.d. 17 Feb 2014.