Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, Elizabeth was the last of the five monarchs of the House of Tudor. — Elizabeth was the daughter of …
Philip and Mary I, during whose reign Elizabeth was heir presumptive
Hatfield House, where Elizabeth lived during Mary's reign
Elizabeth I in her coronation robes, patterned with Tudor roses and trimmed with ermine
The Pelican Portrait by Nicholas Hilliard. The pelican was thought to nourish its young with its own blood and served to depict Elizabeth as the "mother of the Church of England".