Statue of Queen Elizabeth I at St Dunstans-in-the-West - the only known to have been carved during her lifetime.
Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty
Mary Fitton, a maid of honour to Queen Elizabeth I and a candidate for the "Dark Lady" of Shakespeare's sonnets, Shakespeare asserted that Fitton had ruined Shakespeare's life and that he died "broken hearted for love of the Dark Lady ...interesting thing to find out about my family history.
Elizabeth I, attributed to Zuccaro * 1500 free paper dolls for girls at Arielle Gabriel's International Paper Doll Society and travel stories for women at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *