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Elizabeth 1 Engeland (1533-1603)

Elizabeth I of England. I don't know why, but I've had an obsession with the Tudors since I was 11. 10 years later and my obsession endures.

from BeautyTidbits

5 Shocking Beauty Secrets From Ancient World History

Tudor queen w/red hair. Elizabeth I (1538–1603) was queen of England/ Ireland from 1558 until her death. Elizabeth was the 5th & last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. The daughter of Henry VIII, she was born a princess, but her mother, Anne Boleyn, was executed 2-1/2 yrs after her birth, & Elizabeth was declared illegitimate. When all the family intrigue & in-fighting was said & done, she prevailed & became successor to the Crown

from semper.california

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.


All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II


Locket ring belonging to Queen Elizabeth I, c.1575, containing portraits of herself and her mother, Anne Boleyn (gold with enamel, rubies, diamonds & mother-of-pearl)

from HubPages

Was Henry VIII Lancastrian? His Father Was a Beaufort, So What Did Henry Do? He Tried to Marry One, Then He Married Two.

This portrait of Elizabeth I of England by an unknown artist (circa 1580) hangs…

from io9

The 7 Deadliest Fashion Trends Of All Time

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.

from Mail Online

One's gold salt cellar... and the Queen's other treasures revealed in sparkling new book

Woah....In this Cecil Beaton portrait of Queen Elizabeth II set in the throne room at Buckingham Palace, London, after her coronation in June 1953, the Queen wears the Imperial State Crown and holds the Orb and Septre


Queen Elizabeth 1 Coronation gloves


Burghley House 16th c.near Stamford, Lincolnshire, England. Its park was laid out by Capability Brown. Burghley was built for Sir William Cecil, later 1st Baron Burghley, who was Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1558 and 1587 and modeled on the privy lodgings of Richmond Palace.