William Cecil, Lord Burghley, Elizabeth I's chief councillor and friend by lisby1, via Flickr
Elizabeth the first. Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.
2011: At grandson's Prince William Wedding to Kate Middleton. Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary) (1926-living2013) UK & husband Prince Phillip Duke of Edinburgh (Philip Mountbatten-born Prince Philip) (1921-living2013) Greece by unknown artist.