Queen of England
-Daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
-Elizabeth was 3rd in line after her half brother and half sister and she outlived them both
-Elizabeth became queen at age 25 and ruled for 45 years
-Elizabeth was hated at a very young age
-Painted by English artist John Bettes the younger
-Defeated the Spanish Armada (a fleet of 34 ships and 163 armed merchant vessels)
-She achieved an excellent reputation as a good and wise ruler who was truly loved by her people and had many accomplishments.
-Elizabeth remained unmarried her entire life and left no heir
-William Shakespeare entertained Elizabeth
-Elizabeth understood many languages such as English, Latin, Italian, Greek, French, Spanish, Welsh, and even Cornish
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