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Elizabeth 1 Essay

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Elizabeth Tudor also known as Elizabeth I of England was born on September 7th, 1533, in the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, United Kingdom. It all started when Elizabeth I father, King Henry VIII of England wished to marry Anne Boleyn (Elizabeth's mother) but Henry the
VIII was married to Catherine Parr or Catherine of Aragon. The pope would not honor his divorce, so King Henry VIII went against the Catholic faith and established his own church to honor his own marital wishes. Meaning that when he separated from the church, when Elizabeth was born she became a protestant. When King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn married on January 25th 1533, she promised to birth Henry a son because he ...view middle of the document...

She was also referred to as “Lady Elizabeth. Queen Elizabeth I coronation was held January 15th, 1559. The coronation was a celebration of her monarchy to serve regal power as Queen of England. On this date she was officially crowned Queen of England. She claimed the throne at the age of 25 years old, and kept her title for 44 years. Many people believed that Queen Elizabeth I was very good queen, as well as myself. Queen Elizabeth I kept England out of turmoil such as wars, political, religious trouble. She was considered the most famous monarch to ever live, who grew up in difficult living circumstances. Queen Elizabeth I also had a relationship with Mary, Queen of Scots. Mary tried to seek help from Elizabeth because the people of Scotland turned on her so she fled Scotland and went to England, but Elizabeth was suspicious thats he was going to raise the Catholic support, and take the throne of England. To keep this from happening Queen Elizabeth had Mary, Queen of Scots beheaded at Fotheringay Castle on February 8th, 1587.

Queen Elizabeth I most important contribution was that she was the greatest monarch of England. Elizabeth also a very gifted scholar who could speak several different languages such as Latin, Greek, French, Spanish, and Welsh. Elizabeth the second reigned Queen of...

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