<ul><li>Queen Elizabeth I was born on Sunday September 7, 1533 at the Greenwich Palace. </li></ul><ul><li>Her parents are Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn </li></ul><ul><li>Her real name is Elizabeth Tudor </li></ul><ul><li>Her father Henry VIII was very disappointed in finding out that his next inhere tent was a girl and not a boy to hold the throne. </li></ul>The beginning of Queen Elizabeth
<ul><li>On January 28, 1547 Henry VIII died. </li></ul><ul><li>Three days later Edward his son became king and after 6 years in in the throne Edward became ill and died. </li></ul><ul><li>Queen Elizabeth was finally crowned on Sunday January 15, 1559 in Westminster Abbey. </li></ul> Long Live The Queen!
After Elizabeth was announced Queen of England the outrage shot out from all over the country. Her cousins were claiming England was theirs, and men all over the nation wanted to marry her but Elizabeth remained put. She held tightly to her throne and started to rebuild, reshape, and remodel England. The first thing she did was establish a royal government. Elizabeth thought with a wise mind, heard with attentive ears and prayed with a mighty soul. The Queen expected her people to remain obedient and loyal to her. The people did not find that to be a challenge since she was faithful and fair to all.
The Royal Family Tree Henry VII Elizabeth of York Henry VIII Catherine Anne Jane Catherine Katherine Margaret James IV Mary Phillip II Mary I Elizabeth I Edward VI James V Madeline Mary Mary Francis Henry Stuart James Hepburn James I
<ul><li>In the 1500’s marriage was an important part of monarchy and parliament. Queen Elizabeth I was abundantly flattered with men from all over the place. </li></ul><ul><li>The problem was if she did not marry then who would carry the throne. </li></ul><ul><li>Even though a great amount of men wanted her , she was solely concerned about her people and was 100% devoted to them. She dint feel as if she needed or wanted a man in her life. </li></ul><ul><li>Even when Parliament told Elizabeth to get married as soon as possible she declared that she was already married to her country witch was England. </li></ul><ul><li>This is why Queen Elizabeth was stuck with the name of the virgin Queen because she never married nor had children. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Queen Elizabeth was a very intelligent female ruler and because of that she lead England to their so call Golden Age. </li></ul><ul><li>King Phillip II of Spain wanted to rule over Spain and decided to send a surprise attack to conquer England and overrule Queen Elizabeth. </li></ul><ul><li>Well Queen Elizabeth quickly found out of this attack by Sir Francis Drake and before King Phillip could do anything the queen had already sent the English Navy out to attack. </li></ul><ul><li>After the attack, queen Elizabeth conquered all the pirate ships with her spies and got all of the gold and used it to restore Europe and pay off debts that were maid by previous reigns. </li></ul>
<ul><li>Elizabeth had many ups and downs but always maintained the ups. She felt as she aging more and more that her mind was getting younger and her body was getting older. </li></ul><ul><li>But on November 30, 1601 at 68 years of age Queen Elizabeth read the speech know as the Golden speech. She summarized her reign as well as her love to her people. </li></ul><ul><li>On March 24, 1603, Queen Elizabeth I of Tudor had died. </li></ul><ul><li>James VI of the house of Stuart would succeed her. </li></ul>
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