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Elizabeth I
(1533 - 1603)

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1533 Born 7 September at Greenwich Palace, London; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn
1536 Mother beheaded for adultery and treason
1547 Father dies, brother Edward takes the throne
1549 House arrest at Hatfield.
1553 Following the death of Edward VI, her sister Mary I assumes the throne
1553 Imprisoned for two months in the Tower, then removed to an old royal palace at Woodstock
1553 Supports the claims of Mary I over Lady Jane Grey
1555 Following the death of Edward VI, her sister Mary I assumes the throne
1558 On Mary's death, 17 November, Elizabeth takes the throne
1559 Re-establishes Protestantism through the acts of Supremacy and Uniformity
1587 Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots, accused of plotting against Elizabeth
1603 Dies 24 March
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