Queen Elizabeth I

(1558-1603 AD)

She was born on september 7th 1533, in Greenwich England

Elizabeth was the youngest of 2, her older sister was Mary

She was not the queen even after her fathers death. Mary took the crown first but when she died in November 17th, 1558, Elizabeth rose to the throne.

She was a very strong leader at the time

Queen Elizabeth preserved the stability in England, From religious differences beetweenn the people. She kept her authority of the crown from the conflict that was appearing in the parliament.

King James was her succesor

To be a successor is to be the person who is next in line for the throne. So when she died James was in charge of the parliament and became King.

Her Biggest Acomplishments

She defeated the Spanish armada, which was known to be one of the biggest armadas in the world

She was very brave, and survived through many assignation attempts

The queen also showed that woman were much stronger than men thought, and proved she could rule a country just as well as a king

"I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too." -Queen Elizabeth

King James I

When queen elizabeth died, King James was the man who took over. She was unmarried and had no children so she needed to have a successor rise to the throne after her death. He also happened to be the king of Scotland so he was the first man to be king of both of those lands.

He reigned for 22 years and three days and then his son Charles took over.