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One of the most extraordinary women in all of history. Far ahead of her time. Her accomplishments and life story of triumph should be known and admired by every 21century woman.

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Here's looking at you, ma'am... but what do we really know about the woman who's ruled us for 60 years?

Anne Boleyn's badge on napkin made for her daughter, Elizabeth I Napkin of linen damask made for Queen Elizabeth I sometime during her reign. It depicts the arms of Elizabeth’s mother, Anne Boleyn (Henry VIII’s second wife). The napkin contains the words ‘Quene Elizabeth’ and ‘God save the Quene’ and a crowned Tudor rose. Victoria and Albert Museum.

Henry VIII, his fool, Will Somers, Edward VI, Mary I, and Elizabeth I . : The Children of Henry VIII, c.1650-1680. Copy of a lost original, c.1545-1550. © The Duke of Buccleuch, Boughton House