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Queen Elizabeth I

English Project on Queen Elizabeth I (ABC Book)
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Channah Greenfield

on 8 June 2010

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Double click anywhere & add an idea Queen Elizabeth I The Life and Times of A B oleyn C lothing D udley E dward VI F amily G reenwich, England H omes I reland J ames I K ing Henry VIII L ady Jane Grey M ary I N ine Years Wars O P rotestant Q ttoman Empire ueen R oger Ascham S panish Armada T udor U V irgin Queen W estminster Abbey X Y Z Anne Boleyn was the mother of Elizabeth I Anne convinced King Henry VIII to divorce Catherine of Aragon, his current wife, since she refused to be his mistress as her sister Mary had been Anne was thought to have committed both incest and adultery and when tried for high treason was found guilty Queen Anne was beheaded on May 17, 1536 nglo-Spanish War The Anglo-Saxon War was a war between the Queen Elizabeth I of England and King Philip II of Spain The war lasted until the Treaty of London in 1604 The English had 135 armed merchant vessels and 35 warships The Spanish had 108 armed merchant vessels and 22 galleons Queen Elizabeth would have shoulder pads, ruffles and embroidery in almost all of her clothing She would also wear high necklines and jeweled shoulder rolls Queen Elizabeth most often wore doublets and petticoats as well Lord Robert Dudley was one of Queen Elizabeth's childhood friends Sometime during Spring, 1559 Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley's close friendship transformed into a more serious romantic relationship Lord Robert Dudley was one of the many people who proposed marriage to the Queen, but he was one of the only ones that she seriously considered accepting Edward VI was the younger half-brother of Queen Elizabeth I, she was also the only brother that she had Edward VI was crowned king of England at the age on nine years old and died after only reigning for 6 years and 159 days, at the age of fifteen Edward VI named his cousin Lady Jane Grey as his heir and by doing this, completely ignored his sisters, Mary and Elizabeth's existence Queen Elizabeth I's mother was Queen Anne Boleyn and her father was King Henry VIII She had two half-siblings, Mary I and Edward VI, both reigned before her, although Edward was even younger than she was Both of Elizabeth's grandmother's were also named Elizabeth and her grandfathers were Thomas Boleyn and King Henry VII Queen Elizabeth was born in Greenwich, England on September 7, 1533 This town is also the home of a Royal Palace, the Palace of Placentia Elizabeth's sister Mary I was as also born in Greenwich. Queen Elizabeth I had many homes throughout her life Chelsea Manor was one of the Queen's many homes. It was acquired by hefather when she was still a princess in 1536 and she lived there until 1548 King Henry VIII was Elizabeth I's father Henry VIII had six wives, one of which was Queen Elizabeth I's mother, Anne Boleyn He seperated from Rome and the church in order to be able to divorce Catherine of Aragon and marry Anne Boleyn He died at age 55 on January 28, 1547 when Elizabeth was 14 years old Queen Elizabeth I, said many times before her death that her father was the most influential figure in her life, before his death Before Queen Elizabeth I's brother Edward VI died he had to name a successor. His successor was Lady Jane Grey In doing this, Edward VI completely ignored both his sisters existence Lady Jane Grey was the eldest grandaughter of Mary Tudor, Queen of France and the neice of King Henry VIII Although she only reigned for 9 days before she was replaced by Edward's sister, Mary I Mary I was the elder sister of Elizabeth I and Edward VI and the daughter of Catherine of Aragon and King Henry VIII Once Mary I became Queen she returned England to it's original Roman Catholicism In the course of her doing this she had 300 people executed and earned herself the nickname of 'Bloody Mary' Mary I also put many people in jail, including her sister Elizabeth I Once her sister Elizabeth I was placed on the throne she undid everything her sister had done concerning religion The 'Nine Years War' was a war fought between England and Ireland that lasted nine years Another name for it was the 'Tyrone's Rebellion' Hugh O'Neil was the leader of the Irish part of the rebellion Queen Elizabeth I sent many people to try to squash the rebellion, but none did any good until the last one who even then took three years to accomplish it The war finally stopped when O'Neil surrendered a few days after Queen Elizabeth I's death in 1603 James I was Queen Elizabeth I's predecessor He was the son of Mary, Queen of Scots and became King of Scots when he was a year and one month old Under the rule of King James I the 'Elizabethan Golden Age' grew and flourished immensely Ireland was one of the Queen's two countries but in many places there the Catholics ignored and plotted against her Ireland was also the site of 'the Nine Years War' Queen Elizabeth I had many problems with Ireland while she reigned and many people died because of these problems Protestantism is one of the four major parts of Christianity Protestantism was created by King Henry VIII when he wanted to divorce Catherine of Aragon, since Catholocism did not allow divorce Elizabeth I was queen of England, France and Ireland Queen Elizabeth I reigned for 44 years and 127 days Her coronation occurred on January 15, 1559 at the age of 25 utphen ork niformity Her steady 44 years of reign was a welcome change for the people compared to her brother and sister's short sovereignty The house of Tudor was an ancestral house, one of which Queen Elizabeth I belonged to King Henry VII, Elizabeth's grandfather was it's founder and Queen Elizabeth I was it's last member It was founded it 1485 and ended in 1603 Roger Ascham was Queen Elizabeth I's teacher when she was younger He taught her in Greek, and Latin from the years 1548 until 1550 Ascham believed that learning should be fun so he tried to make the princess's lessons as enjoyable as possible. Which might be why she became one of the most educated women of her time Roger Ascham also taught Elizabeth's brother, Edward VI and her sister, Mary I Queen Elizabeth formed a diplomatic alliance with the Ottoman Empire in 1578 Westminster Abbey is the site of Queen Elizabeth I's burial She was buried there on March 24, 1603 at the age of 69 years old Elizabeth's sister, Mary I was also buried there on December 14, 1558 Elizabeth's brother, Edward VI was as well buried in Westminster Abbey on August 8, 1553 Elizabeth York is the mother of King Henry VIII and the paternal grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth and Henry VII had seven children although their youngest of the children died a few hours after birth A few days after their youngest child, Katherine Tudor died, Elizabeth herself became ill and passed away The King never remarried after his wife's death, although many women were considered. He died a widow and was buried with Elizabeth Queen Elizabeth I was in fact named after Elizabeth of York, along with her maternal grandmother Lady Elizabeth Howard The 'Virgin Queen' was a nickname that Queen Elizabeth I acquired during her time on the throne Other names that she was given by her subjects were 'Gloriana' and 'Good Queen Bess' She was given the name of the 'Virgin Queen because she never married nor did she ever seriously consider the marriages proposed to her. With the exception of Lord Robert Dudley The battle of Zutphen was a war fought between the Netherland and the Spanish, heavily aided by the English The Queen's childhood friend, Lord Robert Dudley, was one of England major players in the war, and later knighted one of the soldiers Many important English soldiers fought in the battle of Zutphen.
Robert Devereux, the 2nd Earl of Essex For Example: Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester Peregrine Bertie George Whetstone Henry Unton Robert Sidney Philip Sidney Roger Williams tra Information The 'Act of Uniformity was a law passed to say that Church attendance had now become mandatory Every person was required to go to Church at least once a week. If they did not meet this requirment every week then they would be fined 12 pence By doing this Elizabeth was trying to provide the people with the stability that they had lacked with the three previous leaders A few extra facts about Queen Elizabeth I: Even from a very young age, Elizabeth loved to horseback ride. Even in her old age she continued to ride, it terrified the council since they feared that she would fall or fatally injure herself Queen Elizabeth I also loved to hunt. During her lifetime the people had no grasp of what it is to hurt animals, so hunting was a normal everyday activity The Spanish Armada was a part of the Anglo-Saxon War The Spanish fleet sailed against England with the objective of overthrowing Queen Elizabeth I The war ended with both English and Dutch victory The battle was considered a major failure and is used as a historical example of poorly planned operations
In 1580 a treaty was signed between the two The Catholic part of England heavily disagreed with her decision and became even more angry with her when she began discussing military tactics with them
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