“I am so afraid to lose you.” “As well as I.” “Let me fight with you.” “But Mary—” “I am a Queen. The people won't move if their leader just sits on her throne all day watching Charon’s boat full of the souls whom just died and I didn't know of.”
Queen Elizabeth I, the second daughter of King Henry VIII, was born in 1533 and died in 1603. Henry VIII was disappointed when Anne Boleyn birthed a daughter instead of a son to be heir to his throne. However, Queen Elizabeth I would later be considered the greatest English ruler in history. Art, music, and literature flourished under her reign. Click the image above to learn more.