Queen Elizabeth 1

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  • Sep 7, 1533

    Queen Elizabeth is born

    On September 7, 1533, King Henry the IIV and Anne Boylen welcomed Elizabeth Tudor into the world. Elizabeth was born at Greenwich Palace in London, England.
  • Period: Sep 7, 1533 to

    Queen Elizabeth 1

  • May 2, 1536

    Anne Boleyn (mother) is arrested

    Anne Boleyn is arrested and taken to a tower for adultry. Anne Boleyn was Queen of England from 1533 to 1536 as the second wife of Henry VIII of England and Marquess of Pembroke in her own right. Henry's marriage to Anne, and her subsequent execution, made her a key figure in the political and religious upheaval that was the start of the English Reformation.
  • May 19, 1536

    Anne Boleyn is executed

    Anne Boleyn is executed for her act of adultry.Her ladies removed her headdress and necklaces, and then tied a blindfold over her eyes. According to Eric W. Ives, the executioner Rombaud was so taken by Anne that he was shaken. Rombaud found it so difficult to proceed that to distract her and for her to position her head correctly, he is said to have shouted, "Where is my sword?" just before killing her.
  • May 30, 1536

    King Henry and Jane Semour are married

    King Henry VIII was married to Jane at the Palace of Whitehall, Whitehall, London, in the Queen's closet by Archbishop Cranmer on 30 May 1536, just eleven days after Anne Boleyn's execution.
  • Feb 13, 1542

    Catherine Howard is executed

    When Henry had his marriage to Anne of Cleves ended on 9 July 1540, rumours swirled that Catherine was pregnant with his child. Their quick marriage a was only three weeks, but Elizabeth grew very close her. The night before her execution, Catherine is believed to have spent many hours practicing how to lay her head upon the block, which had been brought to her at her request.
  • Jan 28, 1547

    King Henry VII dies

    Late in life, Henry became obese (with a waist measurement of 54 inches/137 cm) and had to be moved about with the help of mechanical inventions.Henry's obesity played a part in his death at the age of 55, which occurred on 28 January 1547 in the Palace of Whitehall, on what would have been his father's 90th birthday.
  • Jan 1, 1549

    Introduction of Uniform Protestants

    Protestantism is one of the major divisions within Christianity. Protestants believe in the Holy Trinity, and in life hereafter. Protestants do not believe in praying to saints, the use of indulgences or the existence of purgatory. They believe that absolution of sins can be obtained by prayer alone.
  • Jan 1, 1553

    Mary is Crowned Queen

    She was the first woman to successfully claim the throne of England, despite competing claims and determined opposition, and enjoyed popular support and sympathy during the earliest parts of her reign, especially from the Roman Catholic population.
  • Mar 18, 1554

    Queen Elizabeth is imprisoned in a tower

    Mary wanted to bring back the Catholic faith and she ordered that everyone attend Mass, including Protestant Elizabeth. This made Mary very unpopular.It has never been prooved that Elizabeth took part, or indeed knew about the uprisings. Nevertheless, once the revolts were crushed, Elizabeth was brought to court, then Elizabeth was imprisioned in the Tower of London for 8 weeks.
  • Jan 1, 1555

    Queen Mary kills 300 protestants

    Queen Mary killed 300 protestants. This effort was carried out by force, and hundreds of Protestant leaders were executed.This earned the queen the title of “Bloody Mary”.
  • Nov 17, 1558

    Oueen Mary dies

    Mary was weak and ill from May 1558 and died aged 42 at St. James's Palace during an influenza epidemic and Elizabeth retores the Protestant religon.
  • Jan 13, 1559

    Elizabeth is crowned Queen

    Elizabeth became queen at the age of 25, and declared her intentions to her Council. The speech contained the first record of her adoption of the mediaeval political theology of the sovereign's "two bodies": the body natural and the body politic.
  • Jan 1, 1562

    Oueen Elizabeth ALMOST dies of smallpox

  • Jan 1, 1569

    Catholics try to over throw Queen ELizabeth

    Catholics believe that mortal sins need to be confessed to a priest, and like Protestants, they believe that minor sins may be confessed directly through prayer. Protestants believe in salvation by faith alone rather than by faith plus its resulting good works of charity. They believe that the sacrifice of Christ was sufficient for salvation.
  • Jan 2, 1571

    Marriage negotiations

    Marriage negotiations between Queen Elizabeth and Henry Duke of Anjou.Whether or not Elizabeth truly planned marrying Anjou is a debated topic. It is obvious that she was quite fond of him, knowing that he was probably going to be her last suitor.
  • Aug 24, 1572

    St. Bartholomew's Day massarce

    Once the killing started, mobs of Catholic Parisians, apparently overcome with bloodlust, began a general massacre of Huguenots.A royal order was issued on August 25 to halt the killing, but pleas went unheeded as the massacres spread. Mass slaughters continued into October, reaching the provinces of Rouen, Lyon, Bourges, Bourdeaux, and Orleans. An estimated 3,000 French Protestants were killed in Paris, and as many as 70,000 in all of France.
  • Oct 7, 1579

    Privy Council fails to support

    Privy Council fails to support Queen Elizabeth's marriage treaty. If, for example, the Privy Council had agreed upon a husband for her, it would have been rather difficult and awkward for Elizabeth to disagree with them. They were all agreed that she should marry, but could not decide who she should marry.
  • The Babbington Plot

    The Babington Plot was a Catholic plot in 1586 to assassinate Queen Elizabeth, a Protestant, and put Mary, Queen of Scots, a Catholic, on the English throne. It led to the execution of Mary instead of Elizabeth.
  • England is at war with Spain

    The reasons for the Elizabethan War with Spain from 1587 - 1603 exploded due to various conflicts surrounding the wealth and power to be gained from trade from the New World and the differences in religion.
  • The Bubonic Plague (The Black Death)

    Bubonic plague is a zoonotic disease, circulating mainly among small rodents and their fleas.Without treatment, the bubonic plague kills about two thirds of infected humans within 4 days.
  • Robert Devereux (Earl of Essex) becomes Marshal of England

    Essex was born on 10 November 1565 at Netherwood near Bromyard, in Herefordshire, the son of Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex and Lettice Knollys. His maternal great-grandmother Mary Boleyn was a sister of Anne Boleyn, mother of Queen Elizabeth I, making him a first-cousin-twice-removed of the Queen.
  • Earl of Essex was placed in charge of large English army

    Essex first came to court in 1584, and by 1587 had become a favourite of the Queen, who relished his lively mind and eloquence, as well as his skills as a showman and in courtly love. Essex underestimated the Queen, however, and his later behaviour towards her lacked due respect.
  • Queen Elizabeth grants charter to East India Company

    The East India Company traded mainly in cotton, silk, indigo dye, salt, saltpetre, tea and opium. The Company was granted a Royal Charter in 1600,making it the oldest among several similarly formed European East India Companies.
  • Earl of Essex attempts a rebllion, he is then executed

    On the morning of 8 February, he marched out of Essex House with a party of nobles and gentlemen and entered the city of London in an attempt to force an audience with the Queen.He was immediately proclaimed a traitor. Finding no support among the Londoners, Essex retreated from the city, and surrendered after the Crown forces besieged his house.
  • Elizabeth dies of blood poisong

    In March 1603 Queen Elizabeth was clearly unwell and seemed depressed. She retired to one of her favourite homes - Richmond Palace. Stubborn as ever she refused to allow her doctors to examine her. She also refused to rest in bed - she stood for hours on end, occasionally just sitting in a chair. She then later died of blood poisoning and her half-brother James 1 is crowned king.