Queen Elizabeth I (17 November 1558 –24 March 1603) was a queen of England .She was born in palace of Placentia Greenwich England on 7 September 1533.Sometimes called the Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last of the five monarchs of the House of Tudor. Here in this post you will know all about the queen of england-Queen Elizabeth 1 and her biography and how she ruled in her reign.
Born on- 7 September 1533
Father Name– Henry VII Of England
Mother Name– Anne Boleyn
Siblings– Henry Duke of Cornwall ,Queen Mary I and King Edward VII
Sometime called as-the Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess,
Religion-Church Of England
Died– 24 March 1603 (aged 69)
Husband- Robert Dudley
.Her Father’s name was Henry VII and Mother’s name was Anne Boleyn .Her father was a warrior and former king of England and her mother was second wife of her father her three siblings were Henry Duke of Cornwall ,Queen Mary I and King Edward VII
Early Life of Queen Elizabeth I
At the time of birth Elizabeth was the heiress apparent to the throne of England. Elizabeth was one of the best educated women of her generation .She was trained by a talented and skillful teachers she was proficient in French Flemish, Italian, English and Welsh Cornish
Scottish Mary became the Queen of England in August 1553 with Elizabeth at her side Queen Mary faced the white rebellion in February 1554 following which she imprisoned Elizabeth on suspicion of the latter’s involvement .After a year of being under house arrest Elizabeth was finally relieved Queen Mary’s death in November 1558 paved route for Elizabeth to succeed to the throne .
QUEEN OF ENGLAND
On January 15th she was crowned as the Queen of England at the age of 25 .
When Elizabeth came to power English people suffered from a major religious discord she carefully managed the religious front and secured a compromise between Roman Catholicism and Protestantism.
How She Become Queen of England?
Queen Elizabeth’s primary policy toward Scotland was to oppose the French pressure .During her reign she faced threat from Mary Stuart Queen of Scots who laid claim to the throne in 1567 .Queen Elizabeth imprisoned her cousin for having taken part in several assassination attempts in 1585 Queen Elizabeth entered the dispute in the Netherlands to support the Protestant rebellion against Spain it was under Queen Elizabeth’s reign the trade relations developed between England and the Barbary States England traded armor ammunition timber and metals in exchange for Moroccan sugar
Elizabeth returned England to Protestantism developing the Church of England while maintaining some Catholics elements Elizabeth assembled experienced and trustworthy advisors including William Cecil Lord Burleigh who was her Secretary of State and Sir Francis Walsingham in charge of gathering intelligence
During Elizabeth’s reign England saw a golden age of progress trade expanded rapidly bringing in wealth an exploration brought prestige to the country it was also during Elizabethan era that English literature flourished at its best led by the Giants Christopher Marlowe William Shakespeare and Edmund Spenser .
Overall she was a legendary ruler who led England towards peace and stability at the time of launching the Spanish Armada .Elizabeth made a speech to the English soldiers at Tilbury “I know I have the body of a weak feeble woman but I have the heart and stomach of a king and of a king of England too “the English Navy aided by bad weather would severely defeats the invading armata .
Queen Elizabeth’s marriage was highly contentious her heart longed for her childhood friend Robert Dudley but she married none on the military front her victory against the Spanish Armada in 1588 marked one of the greatest military victories in English history .
Queen Elizabeth I was dead in Richmond Palace Surrey England on 24 March 1603 at the age of 69 .