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Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London)  Previous  Next  List    This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.

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Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London) Previous Next List This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.

Elizabeth I by an Unknown Artist, c.1585. Own your own smock from this iconic painting through Designs From Time. Elizabethan era: 1558-1603

Elizabeth I by an Unknown Artist, c.1585. Own your own smock from this iconic painting through Designs From Time. Elizabethan era: 1558-1603

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in the film 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. Could the virgin queen be a part of the biggest deception in British history?

Is this proof the Virgin Queen was an imposter in drag? Shocking new theory about Elizabeth I unearthed in historic manuscripts

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in the film 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. Could the virgin queen be a part of the biggest deception in British history?

Gloves of Elizabeth The First.  "Her hands were slender,her fingers rather long" - Paul Hentzner, German Visitor To Greenwich Palace, 1598.

Gloves of Elizabeth The First. "Her hands were slender,her fingers rather long" - Paul Hentzner, German Visitor To Greenwich Palace, 1598.

Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

Queen Elizabeth I: The Ditchley Portrait by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, circa 1592 http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw02079/Queen-Elizabeth-I-The-Ditchley-portrait

Queen Elizabeth I: The Ditchley Portrait by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, circa 1592 http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw02079/Queen-Elizabeth-I-The-Ditchley-portrait

English school, Elizabeth I of England, 17th c, Musée national du château de Pau

English school, Elizabeth I of England, 17th c, Musée national du château de Pau

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was a controversial queen.  She was viewed as a heretic by Catholics and as the virtuous, pragmatic Virgin Queen by Protestants.  Under her, the break of the English Church from Rome was finalized.

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was a controversial queen. She was viewed as a heretic by Catholics and as the virtuous, pragmatic Virgin Queen by Protestants. Under her, the break of the English Church from Rome was finalized.

Queen Elizabeth I on what it takes to rule. Whoever said women were unfit for the throne?

Queen Elizabeth I on what it takes to rule. Whoever said women were unfit for the throne?

Elizabeth the first.  Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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Elizabeth the first. Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

elizabethanhistory:    The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir

elizabethanhistory: The Childhood of Queen Elizabeth I was a difficult one. Elizabeth was born 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. The child of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Her much awaited birth was a huge disappointed to King Henry who longed for a male heir

QUEEN ELIZABETH I  (TAG: PUBLIC DOMAIN)

QUEEN ELIZABETH I (TAG: PUBLIC DOMAIN)

Queen Elizabeth 1-never married or had children. She was known as the Virgin Queen.

Queen Elizabeth 1-never married or had children. She was known as the Virgin Queen.

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

Performing Selfhood: The Costumed Body as a Lite of Mediation Between Life, Art and the Theatre in the English Renaissance

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

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