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Elizabeth I of England

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Birthday
7, 1533
Birthplace
Greenwich, England
Death Date
Mar 24, 1603 (69)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
7, 1533
Birthplace
Greenwich, England
Death Date
Mar 24, 1603 (69)

About

The Virgin Queen who, during her reign from 1558 to 1603, saw England thrive politically and culturally in an era known as the Elizabethan era. She came to power after the death of her half-sister Mary I, who had previously kept her imprisoned for a year. 

Before Fame

When she was two, after her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed, she was classified as illegitimate and her Princess title was revoked.

Trivia

She was known as the Virgin Queen for her steadfast resolve to never marry and she established an English Protestant church, of which she became the Supreme Governor.

Family Life

Her parents were King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

Associated With

Playwrights such as Christopher Marlowe and the great William Shakespeare saw their careers take off under her reign.