Who was Queen Elizabeth I?
This is Queen Elizabeth I.
Elizabeth I was Queen of England, Ireland and Wales from 1558-1603.
Find out more about her, below.
- Queen Elizabeth I’s time in power is known as the ‘Elizabethan Age’.
- She ruled England alone. She did not marry. So, although she was queen, England had no king.
- Some people felt only men should be rulers. Elizabeth proved them wrong.
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- Queen Elizabeth I was very clever. She could speak six languages, including French and Italian.
- She sometimes threw her shoes at people when she was cross!
- Elizabeth's teeth were black! She loved to pick them in public.