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Elizabeth Cooke, daughter of Anthony Cooke, tutor to Edward VI, sister of Mildred Cook, Lady Burghley, and Anne Cooke, Lady Bacon was a highly influential member of Elizabeth I's court.

Elizabeth Vernon (1572-1655) was the Chief Lady-in-Waiting to Queen Elizabeth I. She was Countess of Southampton and wife of Henry Wriothesley.

Thomas Seymour was reported to have paid morning visits to Elizabeth, in her bedchamber before she was dressed. There was romping, laughing and giggling. No one knows how far these romps went. Seymour was reported to have extended this 'playfulness' in the presence of his wife and the servants. Elizabeth denied any scandal or bad behaviour. But things had gone too far and in 1548 Elizabeth left Katherine Parr's household under questionable circumstances.

Elizabeth I as Princess, c.1556

WRITTEN WITH A DIAMOND ON HER WINDOW AT WOODSTOCK. by Princess Elizabeth (Elizabeth I) Much suspected by me, Nothing proved can be, Quoth ELIZABETH prisoner.

Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603 death mask on plaque, from effigy on tomb in Westminster Abbey...Queen Elizabeth I died on 24 March 1603 (of blood poisoning) - she was nearly70 years of age. Arguably the greatest monarch that ever ruled England. Under her rule England prospered, became a major power, encouraged the Arts and great literature by William Shakespeare Great explorers such as Sir Francis Drake, It was the Golden Age of England. Queen Elizabeth had lived a long life.