Elizabeth I

Queen of England 1558-1603

Facts about Elizabeth

  • She was a virgin
  • Her mother was Anne Boleyn
  • Her father was King Henry the VIII
  • Life: 1533-1603

Elizabeth's successes

  • Her navy captured Spanish ships filled with gold
  • Her navy defeated the Spanish armada in 1588
  • Greatest Monarch of England
  • Colonized Ireland

Elizabeth being a virgin

  • She could say she was married to her country
  • She could avoid the troubles of childbirth
  • If she married noble her husband would become king
  • Virgin women were very extraordinary

About Elizabeth

Elizabeth was a very smart person. She could speak Latin French and German. when she was young she had had a private tutor and her father’s investment in her education proved sound. Elizabeth was famous for her temper inherited from both her mother and father.

Why my topic was important

My topic was important because in 1588 Elizabeth defeated the Spanish armada. Back in her time this Armada was said to be ¨Invincible Armada¨ The reason this was so big was because everyone thought she wouldn't be a good leader and when she beat the ¨Invincible Armada¨ IT really showed That you don't have to be a man to be a great leader.

Quotes And Explanation

¨I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.¨

What she Is saying is that she may be a woman but she is still a great and powerful leader and she will rule England better than any King




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