The Tudors

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The Tudors

by Mandy Barrow

WW ll
Roamn Britain
Saxon Britain
Viking Britain
Norman Britain
Tudor Britain
Victorian Britain
World War Two
500 BC
AD 43
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Queen Elizabeth I
(reigned 1558-1603)


Henry VII l Henry VIII l Edward VI l Mary I l Elizabeth I l
Lady Jane Grey
(reigned as Queen for just 9 days.)

  • Queen Elizabeth IAge 25-69.
  • Daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
  • Unmarried.
  • Buried in Westminster Abbey.

Elizabeth I - the last Tudor monarch - was born at Greenwich Palace on 7 September 1533, the younger daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn.

When Elizabeth came to the throne, she was 25. She succeeded to the throne on her half-sister's death in November 1558.

rose Sport / Hobbies

Elizabeth liked hunting and enjoyed court masques (entertainment of poetry, songs and dancing). She was very well-educated and was fluent in six languages.

rose Religion

Elizabeth made England Protestant again and her will was the law.


She did not marry and was known as the Virgin Queen.

rose War

During her reign, England became enemy of Catholic Spain, and Elizabeth fought against Philip II's navy (the Spanish Armada).

rose Death

The Tudor period ended with the death of Queen Elizabeth I on 24th March 1603 after 45 years on the throne. She had no husband or children to succeed her.

Golden Age of English History

Elizabeth I's rule is remembered as the Golden Age of English history. Under her rule, England advanced in such areas as foreign trade, exploration, literature, and the arts.

During Elizabeth's reign the age of exploration began with explorers such as Francis Drake claiming new lands for England and introducing new materials and foods. The American State, Virginia, is named after her.

More information

Queen Elizabeth - Online Lesson

Elizabeth I Queen of England 1533 - 1603
Elizabeth I was born on on September 7, 1533 at Greenwich Palace, London, England..........

Who was the next King or Queen?

James VI of Scotland inherited the English throne, uniting both countries.

Henry VII l Henry VIII l Edward VI l Mary I l Elizabeth I l
( Lady Jane Grey reigned as Queen for just 9 days.)

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