queen elizabeth i


This daughter of Henry VIII signed the Religious Settlement of 1559 reestablishing the Church of England

Trivia about queen elizabeth i

  • 1939 & 1955:Bette Davis
  • Dame Judi Dench & Cate Blanchett both received Oscar nominations for portraying this woman in different '98 films
  • Seen here, she could "Tudor" own horn, saying, "I have the heart of a king":
  • The queen Glenda Jackson played in “Mary Queen of Scots” & PBS mini-series
  • Of Shakespeare's history play, she exclaimed, "I am Richard II, know ye not that?"
  • Virginia's first name commemorates the supposed celibacy of this woman
  • A monarch, 1603:"All my possessions for a moment of time"
  • Fittingly, this woman holds a Tudor rose in the portrait by Nicholas Hilliard seen here
  • "Virgin: Prelude to the Throne" imagines her during her teenage years
  • The Armada portrait seen here shows this triumphant queen in all her glory
  • Though female, she claimed to have the heart and stomach of a king
  • In "Maria Stuarda", this queen orders Mary Stuart's execution after Mary calls her a "bastarda"
  • During the Anglo-Spanish War of 1587-1604, Spain's Philip II & this English ruler died
  • Died March 24, 1603:Richmond, England
  • On Nov. 30, 1601 she delivered her "Golden Speech" to Parliament on "To Be a King"
  • In "Maria Stuarda", this queen signs Mary Stuart's death warrant after being called a bastard
  • From the "Les Mis" team, 2007's "The Pirate Queen" was about a 16th C. Irishwoman & her rivalry with this real English queen
  • She gave Kenilworth Castle to Robert Dudley, who was (wink, wink) a "favorite" of hers
  • Cate Blanchett in 1998,Judi Dench in 1998
  • The last of Henry VIII's children to rule England
  • The Earl of Leicester gave this Tudor queen a party that lasted 17 days
  • She was involved in an amorous episode with Thomas Seymour during the reign of her half-brother Edward VI
  • As this queen's chief adviser, Lord Burghley fought Catholics, the Armada & Mary, Queen of Scots
  • (Cheryl of the Clue Crew reports from London) This future queen narrowly escaped execution when she was sent to the Tower by her half-sister Mary in 1554