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Where the Tudor Red-Gold Hair came from

Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London) Previous Next List This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.

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5 Shocking Beauty Secrets From Ancient World History

Tudor queen w/red hair. Elizabeth I (1538–1603) was queen of England/ Ireland from 1558 until her death. Elizabeth was the 5th & last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed 2-1/2 yrs after her birth, & Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. When all the family intrigue & in-fighting was said & done, she prevailed & became successor to the Crown

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Performing Selfhood: The Costumed Body as a Lite of Mediation Between Life, Art and the Theatre in the English Renaissance

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

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Longevity Top 10: The Longest Reigns in English History

Elizabeth I of England, the Armada Portrait, 1588. This portrait commemorates the defeat of the mighty Spanish Armada, which is shown in the background. Elizabeth has her hand on a globe, symbolizing her international power.

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Details of Portraits of Elizabeth I. The Queen's sleeve embroidered with suns. The Sun was a symbol which occurred frequently in Elizabeth's iconography.

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All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

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My favorite Queen of them all was Queen Elizabeth 1 - The later years of Elizabeth's reign are sometimes referred to as a Golden Age.

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