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Noun: Elizabeth  i'li-zu-buth
  1. Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
    - Elizabeth I
     
  2. Daughter of George VI who became the Queen of England and Northern Ireland in 1952 on the death of her father (1926-)
    "Elizabeth II is the head of state in Great Britain";
    - Elizabeth II

Derived forms: Elizabeths

Type of: Queen of England

Part of: House of Tudor, House of Windsor, Tudor, Windsor

Encyclopedia: Elizabeth, Mississippi