Elizabeth Tudor

  • Jul 6, 1533

    King Edward Dies

    King Edward VI dies of tuberculosis and he left the throne to 'the Lady Jane and her heir’s male’ (Elizabeth).
  • Sep 7, 1533

    Elizabeth is Born

    Queen Elizabeth I the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, is born
  • Jul 6, 1553

    Elizabeth Proclaimed Queen

    Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, and sister of Elizabeth is proclaimed Queen of England
  • Jul 10, 1553

    Lady Jane Gray

    Lady Jane Grey Proclaimed Queen of England (Queen for just 9 days)
  • Jul 19, 1553


    Queen Jane was deposed as Queen.
  • Mar 18, 1554

    Elizabeth Imprisoned

    Princess Elizabeth was imprisoned in the Tower for eight weeks. Protestant rebellion, led by Sir Thomas Wyatt the Younger, and rumors of Elizabeth's involvement have her imprisoned in the Tower of London on false charges.
  • Jan 13, 1559


    Elizabeth crowned Queen of England 1558-1603.
  • Nov 8, 1570


    The excommunication of Elizabeth I by the Catholic Church.
  • Jan 2, 1571


    Marriage negotiations between Elizabeth and Henry, Duke of Anjou.
  • Nov 14, 1575


    Queen Elizabeth declines to accept the sovereignty of the Netherlands.
  • Aug 17, 1579

    Marriage Hopeful

    Francis, Duke of Anjou, visits Queen Elizabeth at Greenwich hoping to marry her.
  • Oct 12, 1579

    Privy Council

    The Privy Council fails to support Queen Elizabeth in the marriage treaty with the Duke of Anjou.
  • Nov 7, 1581

    Marriage Treaty

    A marriage treaty between Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Anjou is signed.
  • Death

    Francis, Duke of Anjou dies.
  • Queen Dies

    Queen Elizabeth dies of blood poisoning.