Queen Elizabeth I

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Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth's 'Golden Speech'I do assure you, there is no prince that loves his subjects better. There is no jewel, be it of never so rich a price which I set before this jewel: I mean your love. For I do more esteem it than any treasure or riches, for those we know how to prize; but loyalty, love, and thanks- I account them invaluable... To be a king and wear a crown is more glorious to them that see it than it is a pleasure to them that bear it. And for my part, were it not for concience's sake to discharge the duty that God hath laid upon me, and to maintain His Glory and keep you in safety, in mine own disposition I should be willing to resign the place i hold to any other, and glad to be free of the glory with the labours: for it is not my desire to live nor reign longer than my life and reign shall be for your good. And though you have had and may have many mightier and wiser princes sitting in this seat, yet you never had nor shall have any that love you better.

Facts About Her~ She was fluent in 7 languages.~ She loved exercise and outdoor activities.~One of her courtiers re-built his house into the shape of an E for her arrival.~ Her older half- sister is the widely know Bloody Mary.

Historical SignificanceDuring her rule Elizabeth was a main supproter of her people. She fed them when they were starving, avoided wars, and defeated the countries that posed them harm, she made religion "free" and always found solutions to the countries problems.

Works Cited:Sapet, Kerrily. Elizabeth I of England. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds, 2005.“Queen Elizabeth I Biography.” Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 21Dec. 2015

Queen Elizabeth I

1533Born on September 7th at Greenwich Palace in London.

1559Elizabeth was coronated. Her reign has begun.

1559April 29, Act of Supremecy passed making her supreme governor of Church of England.

1603March 24th Elizabeth died at the age of 69.

1560France agrees to England's Treaty of Edinburgh, which prevented war with England over Scotland.

1601Elizabeth made her Golden Speech; her farewell words to her subjects.

1585Elizabeth created Treaty of Nonsuch, a formal alliance with the Netherlands against Spain.

1588Elizabeth's navy defeats the supposedly invincible Spanish Armada.

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