Tudor History. The story of Queen Elizabeth I's "Spymaster" Sir Francis Walsingham

15 Royally Amazing Facts About Queen Elizabeth I - 6 was actually the only one I didn't know!

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Arthur, Margaret, Henry, and Mary Tudor. The surviving children of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York. Prince of Wales, Queen of Scotland, King of England, and Queen of France.

Elizabeth I (1533 – 1603) – English queen and daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. She was the last Tudor queen, and her reign included the contributions of William Shakespeare and Francis Drake.

Portrait of Elizabeth I of England by an unknown artist, circa 1580, at the Westminster School, Westminster Abbey.

Queen Elizabeth I death mask

Here is the last chopping block and axe used on Tower Hill. It was used to behead the Earl of Essex, Robert Devereux, a favorite of Queen Elizabeth who was found guilty of treason. On 25 February 1601, he was beheaded on Tower Green, becoming the last person to be beheaded in the Tower of London.

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Wonderful video! The Royal Jewels Documentary of Queen Elizabeth II, Queen Mary, Princess Diana, and other royals. If you love diamonds and tiaras with history/facts and vintage footage, you will adore this video.

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

Things to think about when looking at a portrait. scan history revealed http://www.pinterest.com/gabrielletudor/

A gold coin of Queen Elizabeth I of England, featured at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in NYC.

Elizabeth I as a thirteen year old princess. Note the watchful eyes.

Queen Elizabeth I's personal Bible. It has a red velvet covering with silver hardware engraved with the English Tudor rose and "EL RE" (Elizabeth Regina).

Queen Elizabeth the first's peacock gown OMG...that's all there is to say about it

Miniature of Sir Henry Percy, 9th Earl of Northumberland by Nicholas Hilliard, c.1595. (Fitzwilliam Museum)

Abott's Queen Elizabeth - "ELIZABETH'S PROGRESS TO LONDON" - Wood Engraving - 1869

Queen Zenobia ruled the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria during the third century. When her husband (King Septimius Odaenathus) died, Zenobia took over. She fought the Romans, conquered Egypt and expanded her empire before eventually being defeated. | The Definitive Ranking Of The 11 Most Badass Queens In History