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  Cities and Towns - Hometown England
England is named after the Angles, one of a number of Germanic tribes believed to have originated in Angeln in Northern Germany, who settled in England in the 5th and 6th centuries.
England comprises the central and southern two-thirds of the island of Great Britain, plus offshore islands of which the largest is the Isle of Wight.
Although being in South West England, which is the 4th strongest region in England, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (combined into a NUTS:3 region for statistical purposes) is the weakest area in England, with a GDP per capita of €15 366 per capita, or 73% of the EU average of €21 170.
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  Elizabeth I of England Information - TextSheet.com
Mary was not deceived, and Elizabeth was briefly confined to the Tower of London.
Elizabeth's life was spared, but Mary's marriage to Philip II of Spain made it seem possible that an heir would be born and that England would return to the Catholic faith.
Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England on January 15, 1559 in Westminster Abbey.
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 Elizabeth I of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth was the only surviving child of King Henry VIII by his second wife, Anne Boleyn, Marchioness of Pembroke, a former lady-in-waiting of Henry's first wife Queen Catherine of Aragon whom he secretly married sometime between the winter of 1532 and late January of 1533.
Elizabeth had suggested that if she married the Protestant Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, then Elizabeth would "proceed to the inquisition of her right and title to be our next cousin and heir." Mary Stuart refused, and in 1565 married a Catholic, Henry Stuart, Lord Darnley.
Elizabeth chose the last option: Mary was kept confined for eighteen years, much of it in Sheffield Castle and Sheffield Manor in the custody of George Talbot, 6th Earl of Shrewsbury, and his redoubtable wife Bess of Hardwick.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Queen_Elizabeth_I   (5479 words)

  
 QUEEN OF ENGLAND ELIZABETH - LoveToKnow Article on QUEEN OF ENGLAND ELIZABETH   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elizabeth herself patronized Giacomo Acontio, who thought dogma a stratagema Satanae, and her last favorite, Essex was accused of being the ringleader -of a damnable crew Of atheists.
Elizabeth delayed the breach as long as she could,probably because she knew that war meant taxation, and thattaxation.
Elizabeth rightly regarded the treaty of Westminster (January 16, 1756, whereby Great Britain and Prussia agreed to unite their forces to oppose the entry into, or the passage through, Germany of the troops of every foreign power) as utterly subversive of the previous conventions between Great Britain and Russia.
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 MSN Encarta - Elizabeth I
Elizabeth was the longest-reigning English monarch in nearly two centuries and the first woman to successfully occupy the English throne.
Elizabeth’s reign was marked by her effective use of Parliament and the Privy Council, a small advisory body of the important state officials, and by the development of legal institutions in the English counties.
Elizabeth firmly established Protestantism in England, encouraged English enterprise and commerce, and defended the nation against the powerful Spanish naval force known as the Spanish Armada.
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 Elizabeth I, queen of England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
When Elizabeth succeeded her sister to the throne in 1558, religious strife, a huge government debt, and failures in the war with France had brought England’s fortunes to a low ebb.
Elizabeth had many suitors, including King Philip II of Spain; Francis, duke of Alençon and Anjou; and her own favorite, Robert Dudley, earl of Leicester.
Elizabeth engaged in a long series of diplomatic maneuvers against England’s old enemy, France, and the new enemy, Spain, but for 30 years she managed to keep the country at peace.
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 Elizabeth I and Tudor England
Elizabeth I (1558-1603) was raised as a Protestant, but she was shrewd enough to play the game of politics; she was a master of procrastination and of playing one side against the other.
Under Elizabeth the Church of England was officially established (1563) with Protestant dogma, but a liturgy, rites, and church organization which were essentially Catholic in form.There were many non-conforming Protestant sects at this time, most of which were tolerated under Elizabeth's policies.
Elizabeth might have been able to overlook that, but Mary had the gift of indiscretion, and was discovered once too often corresponding with Elizabeth's enemies.
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 Britannia: Monarchs of Britain
Elizabeth I was born in 1533 to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
Elizabeth proved most calm and calculating (even though she had a horrendous temper) in her political acumen, employing capable and distinguished men to carrying out royal prerogative.
Elizabeth lacked the fanaticism of her siblings, Edward VI favored Protestant radicalism, Mary I, conservative Catholicism, which enabled her to devise a compromise that,basically, reinstated Henrician reforms.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon45.html   (593 words)

  
 North Carolina's Outer Banks Enterprise Calendar of Events
Festival Park will be hosting a Royal Exhibit.
Elizabeth I of England has the honor of being considered one of the greatest English rulers.This is the final venue for this traveling exhibit "Elizabeth I: Ruler & Legend".More Info: 252-475-1500.
Mysteries of the Lost Colony will examine England’s first attempts at a permanent settlement in America and what may have happened to the colonists at Roanoke Island.
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 Queen Elizabeth I
1603 - James VI of Scotland became James I of England on death of Elizabeth
There is the famous Cutty Sark to visit and the Royal Naval College.
Greenwich has a long heritage; it was the birth place of King Henry VIII and his daughters Queen Mary (Bloody Mary) and Queen Elizabeth I (The Virgin Queen).
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 Elizabeth I of England - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Elizabeth I of England (September 7, 1533 - March 24, 1603) was the Queen of England from November 17, 1558 until she died in 1603.
Elizabeth I was born in the Palace of Placentia in Greenwich, England.
Elizabeth became the Queen of England in 1558 after her half-sister, Mary I of England, died.
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 Elizabeth I
Elizabeth was sent away from Court, as she was a reminder to Henry of Anne.
Because the Princess Elizabeth was a daughter of the late King Henry, she was in line to the throne (despite several attempts to remove her from the chain, she was in Henry's will as an heir) and was therefore a most sought after bride.
Elizabeth died on March 24, 1603 at Richmond Palace and was succeeded by James I (James VI of Scotland), the son of Mary, Queen of Scots.
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 Queen Elizabeth I: Biography, Portraits, Primary Sources
Elizabeth kept the curtains of the litter pulled back as she entered the city, and the citizens were able to see her pale, frightened face.
Elizabeth was concerned that her imprisonment in the countryside would remove her too much from the public eye and her ceaseless letter-writing was an attempt to reassert her position as princess of England.
Elizabeth was sent to a small manor house a few miles from Oatlands where she played another waiting game, only this time with some measure of freedom and hope.
www.englishhistory.net /tudor/monarchs/eliz1.html   (8667 words)

  
 Royalty.nu - Tudor Royal History - Queen Elizabeth I
Elizabeth knew that she could not legally marry without the permission of the king's council, and she refused to be drawn into the Lord Admiral's schemes.
Evaluates Elizabeth and the significance of her reign, and examines the impact of an unmarried queen on gender expectations.
England's Elizabeth: The Virgin Queen in National Mythology, 1603-2003 by Michael Dobson and Nicola J. Watson.
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 Queen Elizabeth I | Queen of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 at Greenwich Palace, London, England, an estate of her Father, King Henry VIII.
Elizabeth's mother was Henry's second wife, Anne Boleyn.
Elizabeth became Queen of England in 1558 and reigned until her death in 1603.
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 Elizabeth Neel - Artworks - The Saatchi Gallery
The cycle, one feels, seems set to continue, as the objects themselves decay back into abstraction.
Popped Off is loosely based on a well-known short story by Shirley Jackson, "The Lottery", in which the inhabitants of a rural New England town engage in a deadly annual rite of scapegoating: the selection of a sacrificial human victim by means of a public sweepstake.
Neel explores the corruption of nature and its landscape through man's thirst for trophies, for capturing and destroying prey.
www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk /artists/elizabeth_neel.htm   (541 words)

  
 History of the Monarchy > The Tudors > Elizabeth I
Elizabeth I - the last Tudor monarch - was born at Greenwich on 7 September 1533, the daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn.
Elizabeth succeeded to the throne on her half-sister's death in November 1558.
As a likely successor to Elizabeth, Mary spent 19 years as Elizabeth's prisoner because Mary was the focus for rebellion and possible assassination plots, such as the Babington Plot of 1586.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page46.asp   (1146 words)

  
 Queen Elizabeth I, of England, 1533-1603
Anne was a good mother, who gave a lot of attention to the caring of her daughter–much to Henry's chagrin; he became jealous and sent Elizabeth to a distant royal manor with a governess in charge.
Elizabeth's "new" abode was an old manor, in which only four rooms were inhabited.
When Elizabeth was four, her half-brother, Edward, was born and Elizabeth was called for her second appearance at court since her banishment.
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 Gale - Free Resources - Women's History - Biographies - Elizabeth I   (Site not responding. Last check: )
When she came to the throne England was a poor, remote island that was likely to become the next possession of the growing empire of Spain.
Elizabeth was born in 1533 in Greenwich Palace on the Thames River.
Elizabeth, who was two years old at the time of her mother's death, was raised by four stepmothers.
www.galegroup.com /free_resources/whm/bio/elizabeth_1.htm   (1223 words)

  
 Queen Elizabeth I of England   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Queen Elizabeth I Speech - Against the Spanish Armada
She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, and was known as the Virgin Queen or Good Queen Bess.
She was 25 years old when she became Queen and ruled England for 44 years until age 69.
Below are the words Elizabeth spoke when she visited her troops in the field as they prepared for battle.
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 Elizabeth I --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As the wife of King George VI of the United Kingdom, Elizabeth was queen consort from 1936 to 1952.
When her daughter ascended to the British throne as Elizabeth II in 1952, Elizabeth became the queen mother.
Like Elizabeth I of England's Golden Age, Elizabeth II came to the throne when she was 25 years old.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9106028?tocId=9106028   (819 words)

  
 Modern History Sourcebook: Queen Elizabeth I of England: Selected Writing and Speeches
Elizabeth's response to a delegation from Parliament who petitioned her to marry soon, and not to marry a foreigner.
Elizabeth had dozens of suitors during her life, none so ardent as King Erik of Sweden, who had proposed to her when she was only the "Lady Elizabeth." In 1560, he tried to come to England, but was thwarted by storms, so he sent his brother as a proxy groom.
The quarrel between the Queen of England and the King of Spain was affecting the King of Poland's merchants, disrupting his trade routes and violating the law of nature and of nations.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/elizabeth1.html   (4095 words)

  
 Elizabeth I, queen of England: Early Life
The coronation of Queen Elizabeth: on January 16th, 1559, England's twenty-five-year-old sovereign left Whitehall to be crowned Queen.
Her golden year: Queen Elizabeth II was crowned fifty years ago, and all of England is celebrating her Jubilee.
Queen Elizabeth at Amsterdam quayside, she had just descended a royal launch bringing her and Prince Philip from the Britannia.
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 Elizabeth (1998)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Plot Outline: A film of the early years of the reign of Elizabeth I of England and her difficult task of learning what is necessary to be a monarch.
Goofs: Anachronisms: In the last scene, where Elizabeth appears as the Virgin Queen before her subjects (cuts her hair, etc.), the music is Mozart's Requiem.
The country is divided, half of the population pledging allegiance to the childless catholic Queen Mary who is dying, while the other half attempt to place their protestant liege, Elizabeth, on the throne.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0127536   (740 words)

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