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Noun: Elizabeth I
  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

Type of: Queen of England

Part of: House of Tudor, Tudor

Encyclopedia: Elizabeth I, Queen of England