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  Queen Elizabeth II finally revisits Uganda - UPI.com
The Times of London said Thursday that cheering crowds carrying green leaves cheered for the British queen as she arrived this week from Malta, marking her first visit to Uganda since 1954.
After arriving by plane on Wednesday, Queen Elizabeth visited with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and members of his Cabinet, before her convoy traveled through the capital of Kampala.
The queen is in Uganda to take part in a state summit and her visit prompted a costly cleanup effort of the capital and a temporary restriction of citizens' activities on the streets of Kampala.
www.upi.com /NewsTrack/Top_News/2007/11/22/queen_elizabeth_ii_finally_revisits_uganda/3433   (319 words)

 Queen Mary 2 + Queen Elizabeth 2 + first class cruises + Kreuzfahrten + Weltreisen + Transatlantik-Passagen + ...
Erleben Sie an Bord der Queen Mary 2 und Queen Elizabeth 2 einmalige Kreuzfahrten und Seereisen zu den schönsten Zielen der Welt.
Besonders empfehlen könne wir auch eine Luxus Weltreise auf der Queen Elizabeth 2.
Buchen Sie Ihre nächte Kreuzfahrt mit der Queen Mary 2 und Queen Elizabeth 2 bei uns, dem Kreuzfahrt Reisebüro Heidpark.
www.first-class-cruises.com   (568 words)

  Queen Elizabeth I | Queen of England
Elizabeth I was born on September 7, 1533 at Greenwich Palace, London, England, an estate of her Father, King Henry VIII.
Elizabeth became Queen of England in 1558 and reigned until her death in 1603.
She was succeeded by James I, son of Mary Queen of Scots and her second husband, Elizabeth's cousin Lord Darnley.
www.lucidcafe.com /library/95sep/elizabeth.html   (0 words)

 Queen Elizabeth storms out of photo shoot - USATODAY.com
Footage of the exchange is included in a British Broadcasting Corp. documentary that was filmed as Queen Elizabeth II prepared for her 80th birthday and during her recent visit to the United States.
Queen Elizabeth II is shown walking into a room in Buckingham Palace — which is cluttered with camera equipment — wearing her crown and her Order of the Garter robes.
Cameras follow the queen as she storms off, an official lifting the large train of her blue velvet cape off the floor, as she tells her lady-in-waiting: "I'm not changing anything.
www.usatoday.com /life/people/2007-07-11-queen-elizabeth_N.htm?csp=34   (0 words)

 Queen Elizabeth 2 Cruise Reviews | Queen Elizabeth 2 Review & Queen Elizabeth 2 Ship Reviews.
Even though the Queen Elizabeth 2 sails as a one class ship these days, it is not unusual to see reminders of when she was a two class Atlantic liner.
In the spring and summer, She sails from Southampton to the Norwegian fjords, the Baltics, the Mediterranean, and the Atlantic Islands of Madeira and the Canaries.
Even though the Queen Elizabeth 2 was refurbished in 2004, it is not difficult to see that she is different than the luxury liners of today.
www.reviewthatcruise.com /ships/Queen-Elizabeth-2.html   (722 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Windsor): Classy, powerful and charming - one of the biggest political stars at ...
Queen Elizabeth II is the Queen of 16 independent Realms known as the Commonwealth Realms.
She was the first child of Duke and Duchess of York, replacing King George VI and the original Queen Elizabeth.
The Queen turned 80 years old on April 21, 2006; she is the third oldest reigning monarch in British history.
www.mondostars.com /politics/queenelizabethII.html   (749 words)

 Bloomberg.com: Europe
Nov. 22 (Bloomberg) -- A picture of Queen Elizabeth I, who was celebrated in movies starring Cate Blanchett, sold in London for 2.6 million pounds ($5.4 million), in what Sotheby's said was a record for any English royal portrait.
Elizabeth, who ruled England from 1558 until her death in 1603, never married and was known as the Virgin Queen.
Mould said the portrait is the earliest surviving full-length image of the queen.
www.bloomberg.com /apps/news?pid=20601085&sid=aOr4gadznHB8   (380 words)

 YouTube - Sarah Bernhardt - Queen Elizabeth (1912)
This is a brief clip from the silent Sarah Bern...
This is a brief clip from the silent Sarah Bernhardt film "Queen Elizabeth" (1912).
Queen Elizabeth (Bernhardt) visits his corpse, and mourns for him.
www.youtube.com /watch?v=RbYnGJQ-ku0   (608 words)

 YouTube - Queen Elizabeth
Historically speaking Elizabeth I was a great Queen & her ppl loved her & she rebuilded England&Wales after they raided the Spanish Armada.
Elizabeth was the Protestant heir to the throne of Roman Catholic Queen "bloody" Mary.
Queen Elizabeth I Speech to Troops in Tilbury
www.youtube.com /?v=4RjMOalMtOg   (743 words)

 Dignified and digitized: It's Queen Elizabeth II.0
Queen Elizabeth's traditional Christmas speech will be available as a podcast this year for the first time.
In her message, broadcast throughout Britain and the Commonwealth of its former colonies on Dec. 25, the Queen will speak about the importance of the relationship between the generations, according to excerpts released Friday.
The broadcast will show the Queen, wearing a green outfit, chatting to schoolchildren as she helps them make a collage of a nativity scene.
www.cbc.ca /technology/story/2006/12/22/tech-podcast.html   (0 words)

 YouTube - Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II Hello, you either have JavaScript turned off or an old version of Macromedia's Flash Player.
Also on port was The Queen Mary II.
Queen Elizabeth II Passing Queen Mary II In Sydney
youtube.com /?v=6UV-iWX8qE4   (152 words)

  Queen Elizabeth 1
The first Queen Elizabeth, whose name has become a synonym for the era which she dominated (1558-1603), was born in 1533 to Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
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.
Elizabeth, "Gloriana," the last of the Tudors, died without leaving an heir at seventy years of age after a reign that had exceeded all realistic expectations for it and qualifies her to be considered in the top rank of British monarchs.
www.britannia.com /history/monarchs/mon45.html   (719 words)

 Elizabeth I
Elizabeth was sent away from court, as she was a reminder to Henry of Anne.
Because Elizabeth was a daughter of the late King Henry VIII, 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.
tudorhistory.org /elizabeth   (1375 words)

 About Elizabeth I TUDOR (Queen of England)
When Elizabeth was four, her Governess Lady Margaret Bryan transfered to the household of the newly born Prince Edward, and the little girl passed into the care of Catherine Champernowne, the daughter of a solidly respectable gentlefolk from Devonshire who had received an unnusually advanced education for a woman at thet time.
Elizabeth stood in grave danger as her very existence was considered a threat to the Queen and to the Spanish marriage.
Elizabeth may or may not responded, but for the sake of the peaceful transition of power, it was declared that she had gestured for James VI of Scotland to succeed her.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /aboutElizabeth.htm   (5065 words)

 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.
www.historyplace.com /speeches/elizabeth.htm   (364 words)

 Elizabeth II Biography from Who2.com
She was proclaimed queen on 6 February 1952 following the death of her father, George VI; she was formally crowned the next year, on 2 June 1953.
Queen Elizabeth is the sister of the late Princess Margaret, daughter of the late Queen Mother, mother-in-law to the late Princess Diana, and grandmother to the princes William and Harry.
The queen celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2002, marking 50 years on the throne.
www.who2.com /queenelizabethii.html   (197 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.
Monarchy and Matrimony by Susan Doran is about the courtships of Queen Elizabeth I. With the Heart of a King: Elizabeth I of England, Philip II of Spain, and the Fight for a Nation's Soul and Crown by Benton Rain Patterson.
Elizabeth I: Queen of Tudor England by Myra Weatherly.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Tudor/ElizabethI.html   (4074 words)

 The Classic Liners of Long Ago - Queen Elizabeth   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Queen Elizabeth had two funnels, compared to Queen Mary's three, and the Queen Elizabeth's decks were clear of much of the apparatus that was on the decks of the Queen Mary.
Due to the political situation, some people thought that the Queen Elizabeth should be sold to the United States in her unfinished state, while others believed that she was only good as a target for enemy bombers, and that her usefulness could only be ensured in peacetime.
The Queen Elizabeth's first assignment was to the Indian Ocean, where she carried troops between Sydney, Suez, Fremantle, and Trincomalee, with a capacity of 5,600.
ocean-liners.schuminweb.com /ships/queen-elizabeth.asp   (1692 words)

 Royalty.nu - Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Elizabeth's exact birthplace is the subject of some dispute, but it is known that she was born in England and spent much of her childhood there.
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother died on March 30, 2002 at the age of 101.
Royal Racing: The Queen and Queen Mother's Sporting Life by Sean Smith is about the abiding passion of Elizabeth II and her mother for horse racing.
www.royalty.nu /Europe/England/Windsor/QueenMother.html   (1717 words)

 Queen Elizabeth I
Elizabeth was lucky to become queen, she had, after all, both a brother and a sister before her in the line to the throne.
Elizabeth's status within the court was at times very low and the treatment she received, like her sister, was also very mixed.
Mary Stuart, queen of Scotland and a claimant to the English throne, was forced to beg Elizabeth to protect her.
www.schoolshistory.org.uk /queenelizabeth.htm   (497 words)

 CNN.com - Birthday walkabout for queen at 80 - Apr 21, 2006
The queen's image was tarnished following the 1997 death in a car crash of Princess Diana, the estranged wife of Prince Charles, when she was seen as being distant in the face of widespread public grief.
According to Countess Mountbatten, a close friend of the queen, the monarch was determined to see her position as monarch through the end, even as her eldest son waits in the wings.
Queen Elizabeth was born in London April 21, 1926, and was crowned queen June 2, 1953, after the death of her father, King George VI..
www.cnn.com /2006/WORLD/europe/04/21/queen.anniversary/index.html   (704 words)

 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.
englishhistory.net /tudor/monarchs/eliz1.html   (8660 words)

 Queen Elizabeth I: Biography
King Henry II of France claimed that the true heir to the throne was Mary Stuart, the queen of Scotland and the wife of his son, Francis.
Elizabeth believed that people had the right to enjoy themselves on their one day of rest and refused to allow the bill to become law.
When Elizabeth died in March, 1603, the Tudor dynasty came to an end and the throne was passed to James VI of Scotland.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /TUDelizabeth1.htm   (2092 words)

 BBC - History - Elizabeth II (1926-)
Elizabeth was born on 21 April 1926 in London, the first child of Albert, Duke of York, and his wife, formerly Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
Elizabeth and her younger sister Margaret were educated at home.
For more than 50 years, during a period of great change in Britain, the queen has carried out her political duties as head of state, the ceremonial responsibilities of the sovereign and a large annual programme of visits in the United Kingdom as well as numerous foreign tours.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/elizabeth_ii_queen.shtml   (278 words)

 Queen Elizabeth II | Royal Biographies
However, by deliberately disdaining glamour, Her Majesty The Queen has sought to present a dignified, dutiful image, especially in the aftermath of the negative publicity over the divorce of Prince Charles and Diana, and Prince Andrew and the former Sarah Ferguson.
Queen Elizabeth has reminded other royals that they are not film stars, and that their position rests on constitutional principles.
Elizabeth was born on April 21, 1926, the first child of the then Duke and Duchess of York.
www.factmonster.com /spot/royalbio2.html   (581 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)

 Queen Elizabeth I of England
Throughout her reign, Elizabeth was pressured to marry by Parliament in hope of producing an heir to the crown.
The article briefly mentions Elizabeth and describes that the reason she was excommunicated was to start a rebellion to overthrow the queen and allow a Catholic to become England’s monarch.
Plowden thoroughly describes Mary’s assassination plots of Elizabeth as well as Mary’s suspected role of the killing of her second husband, Lord Darnley, with the Earl of Bothwell as an accomplice, that ultimately caused a revolt and sent Mary in exile to England protected by Elizabeth.
departments.kings.edu /womens_history/elizabeth.html   (2374 words)

 Ships of State: Queen Elizabeth
The fitting out of Queen Elizabeth was halted and she was left to wait as the sparks of conflict were fanned into the raging fire of another world war.
Queen Elizabeth was moved to the nearby Todd Shipyards at Hoboken, where her interiors were completed.
Such reports added to the mystique of both Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary, and the nick name "Grey Ghost" was given to both as they always arrived at their destination unscathed as reports of their loss circulated among both friend and foe.
uncommonjourneys.com /pages/qe/qewartime.htm   (874 words)

 Kreuzfahrten Queen Elizabeth 2 - Kreuzfahrt Queen Elizabeth 2 - Seereisen Queen Elizabeth 2 - Kreuzfahrten Kreuzfahrt - ...
Die Queen Elizabeth 2 ist mit einer Länge von 293,5 m und einer Breite von 32 m eines der größten Luxuskreuzfahrtschiffe weltweit.
Erleben Sie Queen Elizabeth 2 Kreuzfahrten und Queen Elizabeth 2 Seereisen.
Kreuzfahrten auf der Queen Elizabeth 2 [Cunard] sind ein unvergessliches Kreuzfahrt Erlebnis.Cunard Luxuskreuzfahrtschiff der Superlative.
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 Montreal Hotel: Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel - Queen Elizabeth Hotel
At the center of Montréal's vibrant cultural and commercial district sits the city's grandest and most gracious hotel - Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth - recently recognized by Travel + Leisure as one of the 500 greatest hotels in the world.
Located above the train station (Via Rail and AMTRAK) and connected to the extensive underground city of thousands of boutiques, restaurants and cafés, and within walking distance of sports and cultural attractions, the hotel reflects the distinct elegance and charm of Montréal.
October 1st marked the re-opening of the newly renovated Gibson Salon Spa at Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth.
www.fairmont.com /queenelizabeth   (398 words)

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