Birth and Life

Elizabeth I


Date of birth 7. 9. 1533
Country of birth England



Date of death 24. 3. 1603
Cemetery Westminster Abbey, London, England
GPS coordinates of the cemetery 51.499493, -0.127539

Summary from Wikipedia

Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, his second wife, who was executed two-and-a-half years after Elizabeth's birth. Anne's marriage to Henry VIII was annulled, and Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. Her half-brother, Edward VI, ruled until his death in 1553, bequeathing the crown to Lady Jane Grey and ignoring the claims of his two half-sisters, Elizabeth and the Roman Catholic Mary, in spite of statute law to the contrary. Edward's will was set aside and Mary became queen, deposing Lady Jane Grey. During Mary's reign, Elizabeth was imprisoned for nearly a year on suspi ...

Author of contribution: Janez, published 9. 3. 2017

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