Queen Elizabeth’s life (1556-1580)

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  • 1556

    1556
    May 15: Her mother, Anne Boleyn tried for treason, adultery and incest
    May 19: Anne Boleyn executed on Tower Hill, London
    May 30: King Henry VIII and Jane Seymour married
  • 1553

    1553
    7 September: Elizabeth is born at Greenwich, England
  • 1577

    1577
    Alliance between England and Netherlands and Francis Drake sets sails for his round the world voyage
  • 1562

    1562
  • 1558

    1558
  • 1559

    1559
    Jan 13: She is crowned Queen of England
  • 1564

    1564
    The Queen takes share of profit from John Hawkins slave trade.
  • 1570

    1570
  • 1571

    1571
    February 25: Sir William Cecil is created Lord Burghley
  • 1575

    1575
    November 14: The Queen of England declines to accept the sovereignty of the Netherlands.
  • 1580

    1580
    September 26: Francis Drake returns to England in triumph.