Queen Elizabeth I
Queen of England
Birthplace of Elizabeth I
Mary I aka Bloody Mary, Elizabeth I half-sister
Elizabeth I mother, executed by Henry VIII, Elizabeth's father
Elizabeth and her Court
Though she was the first queen without a king, she still held power over the people of Enland
Spanish Armada Portrait
Queen Elizabeth I had this portrait made to show her power
Tower of London
Queen Mary I -aka Bloody Mary- locked Lady Elizabeth in the Tower of London
Contributions and Accomplishments
2) She could speak English, French, Flemish, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Cornish, Scottish, Irish, and Welsh- a total of ten languages
3) Elizabeth's reign is also known as the Elizabethan Age, which was also the era of William Shakespeare's plays
4) Because Elizabeth I never married or had any children, she is often known as 'The Virgin Queen'
5) Queen Elizabeth I was the last monarch in the Tudor reign in England
Bonus) The queen was often shown wearing a thick layer of white makeup and although this was a popular fashion at the time, she wore it to cover up scars left after a bout of smallpox on October 10, 1562
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