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History of Queen Elizabeth.

Jacob Abbott

History of Queen Elizabeth.

by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination281 p.
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14311056M

    Author Jane Dunn approaches her book about these prominent figures in British history as biography rather than history. In Elizabeth & Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens she focuses on the tumultuous relationship between the two queens who shared a bloodline and an island, but never met. By concentrating on their personalities rather than events — though events are certainly included — Dunn Author: Historynet Staff.   In Elizabeth retired to life in an Abbey. Elizabeth managed to live to see the Tudor line secured through the rule of two of her descendants before her death in April Elizabeth Woodville was a key figure in British history. Every tactful move Elizabeth made affected the outcome of the Wars of the Roses.

    In Queen Elizabeth II celebrated her Diamond Jubilee, having spent 60 years on the throne. In September The Queen became the longest reigning British monarch, overtaking her great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria. Her Majesty is 38th in direct line of descent from Egbert (c. ), King of Wessex from and of England to It’s As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth—“the queen mother—shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it’s no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the “Most Dangerous Woman in Europe.” For behind that kindly demeanor is a will of steel.

    Elizabeth I (also known as Elizabeth the Great, or the "Virgin Queen") was born in into a dangerous world of political intrigue. When she was only two years old, her father, King Henry VIII killed her mother, Ann Boleyn, because she had not yet produced a male heir. Mary Queen of Scots was born on 8 December at Linlithgow Palace. She became queen at just six days old after the death of her husband James V, spent her childhood in France and married three husbands (read about Mary’s husbands here), before being forced to abdicate in favour of her son James fled to England and was imprisoned for 19 years on the orders of Elizabeth I, before.


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Queen Elizabeth II: The Real Stories Behind the Tumultuous s and '70s The crown can be a heavy burden to bear, and the s and 70s were challenging decades for Queen Elizabeth.

Originally published inthis definitive and acclaimed biography of Queen Elizabeth was updated in to mark her Golden Jubilee.

Written by. This book is just a new way to learn the history of queen Elizabeth. It doesn't deliver what it promises, as there are very few "intimate" details about her bed, her ladies, etc. It is readable for short periods at a time. I would have given 3 stars/5(). Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain is the longest-reigning monarch in British history.

She celebrated 65 years on the throne in February with her Sapphire Jubilee. “Elizabeth the Queen shows the woman as well as the monarch, and helps us to understand how Elizabeth has become a key figure in the history of our times.”—Margaret MacMillan “ Elizabeth the Queen is an engaging, insightful, and altogether entertaining journey through the life and trials of the world’s most beloved monarch/5().

Queen Elizabeth I – Tudor Queen. Elizabeth Tudor is considered by many to be the greatest monarch in English history. When she became queen inshe was twenty-five years old, a survivor of scandal and danger, and considered illegitimate by most Europeans.

Queen Elizabeth I’s right to the throne wasn’t always guaranteed. Her father, King Henry VIII, had Parliament annul his marriage to Elizabeth’s mother—his second wife, Anne Boleyn—thus making Elizabeth an illegitimate child and removing her from the line of succession (although a later parliamentary act would return her to it).

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While being constructed in the mids by John Brown and Company at Clydebank, Scotland, the build was known as Hull Laid down: 4 December As queen, Elizabeth established a moderate Protestant church with the monarch as Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Her action led to her excommunication by the Pope and also made her subject to Catholic plots to remove her from the throne and replace her with her cousin Mary Queen of Scots.

Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth was the only surviving child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England on 15 January Elizabeth's year reign - referred to as the Elizabethan era or the Golden Age of Elizabeth - was one of the more constructive periods in English history: literature bloomed through the.

Early life. Elizabeth was the elder daughter of Prince Albert, duke of York, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth the child of a younger son of King George V, the young Elizabeth had little prospect of acceding to the throne until her uncle, Edward VIII (afterward duke of Windsor), abdicated in her father’s favour on Decemat which time her father became King George.

Makers of History Queen Elizabeth BY JACOB ABBOTT. WITH ENGRAVINGS. NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, by Harper & Brothers, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District.

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Readers also downloaded Download This eBook. Format Url Size; Read this book online: HTML: Author: Jacob Abbott. A recurring theme in the book is the Ladies of the Bedchamber's role in controlling the physical representation of the Queen, and their preserving the secrets of her body along with their political implications, both during Elizabeth's life-time and after, to build and preserve the cult of Gloriana, the powerful Virgin Queen.

Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots. The ‘Babington Plot’ sought to overthrow Queen Elizabeth and place Mary, Queen of Scots on the throne. Mary and Elizabeth, first cousins and Queens of their respective countries, had a rocky relationship that dominated English-Scottish politics for 20 years.

History Juvenile works Biography Juvenile literature Biography Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Abbott, Jacob, History of Queen Elizabeth. New York: Harper & Brothers, (OCoLC) Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England: Material Type.

Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots, are prime examples. Let’s see how they struggled to maintain power in the male-dominated world. Mary was crowned when she was six days old. However, for safety, she grew up at the French court and, there, the young queen fell in love with life. Sir Alec Douglas-Home, who would serve as Queen Elizabeth II's fourth prime minister, remembered Marten as "a dramatic, racy, enthusiastic teacher" who humanized figures of history.

Beginning inwhen Elizabeth was thirteen, she and Crawfie went by carriage to Marten's study twice a week so she could be instructed in history and the Brand: Random House Publishing Group. Modern History Sourcebook: Queen Elizabeth I of England (b. r. ) Selected Writing and Speeches.

Michael Dobson and Nicola J Watson are the authors of England's Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy (Oxford, ). It is a guide to the nation's year obsession with the Virgin : Guardian Staff. The Secret History of Elizabeth I's Alliance With Islam Catholic Europe shunned England so the Protestant queen traded with its enemies—and changed her country's culture forever.

7. Elizabeth I Becomes Queen Mary died on Novemand Elizabeth inherited the throne, the third and final of Henry VIII’s children to do so. Her procession into London and coronation were masterpieces of political statement and planning, and her accession was treated warmly by many in England who hoped for greater religious toleration.