The Life of Queen Elizabeth

The Life of Queen Elizabeth

Who is Queen Elizabeth?

You may have read about queen Elizabeth in your history books. After all, everyone has discussed the unknown history of kings and queens in their schools and colleges. She is counted as one of the greatest monarchs in Western countries. The first cry was on 7th September 1533 and died on 24th March 1603. Her father’s second wife named ‘Anne Boleyn’ was the mother. 

The former king of England’ Henry Tudor VIII’ is the father of Queen Elizabeth. It’s not surprising that even her father was having a great history in the medieval period when it comes to monarchy and rules the nation.

Although, Anne Boleyn was executed brutally by a French swordsman by beheading her for spreading propaganda and conspiracy theories against the king. Two years since the birth of Elizabeth I, her mother died due to execution.

She was the Queen of England and some other parts of Ireland from the date 17th November 1558 until her death, i.e., 1603. Elizabeth is sometimes popularly termed as the ‘Virgin Queen’. And yes, there are many reasons and interesting facts as to why she was termed as Virgin Queen.

Some of the articles suggest that the Queen was not interested in sharing her monarchy with her spouse, because of which she denied any legal marriage even though her father kept on forcing for the wedding. There are many historical archives that show proof that the Queen of England never had a child. Well, now you know why she was called as Virgin Queen.

Earlier life of Queen Elizabeth I

The early king of England, Henry Tudor VIII, was expecting to have a boy child instead of a girl. Although, after the birth of Elizabeth Tudor, the king was not satisfied enough. Because of which she was raised away from his parents. But her mother ‘Anne’ loved her very much and visited often. 

Moreover, Elizabeth of blessed with a younger brother as her sibling. Unfortunately, he died after a childbed fever. It was no doubt that Elisabeth I will be chosen for the post of Queen. But after the death of her younger brother, the impossible became a reality. When the princess was young, the servants of the king were the caretakers. 

Many historians consider that Queen Elizabeth  was exceedingly intelligent and sharp-minded. Interestingly, in just a few years after gaining intelligence, she learned the language English, Flemish, Italian and Spanish in no time.

Other talented tutors were appointed to educate the prince, and she impresses them all with her confidence and knowledge. From the age of 12, she was able to translate the physiologic documents written by the Greek and ancient roman philosophers into many different languages.

If you are thinking that the little Elizabeth was only limited to learning new linguistics, then check your facts again. Apart from all this, she is a symbol of women empowerment for ages. Exercising the mind with fun learning activities was the hobby of this little girl, and the rest was history.

Bonnie Baldwin