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.

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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

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

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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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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)

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The joint tomb of the founders of the Tudor dynasty: Henry VII & Elizabeth of York Tomb. Westminster Abbey.

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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

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I'm always amazed how many royals there are with no hope of being King/Queen. (House of Windsor Royal Family Tree.)

I'm always amazed how many royals there are with no hope of being King/Queen. (House of Windsor Royal Family Tree.)

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