Elizabeth I

Definitions of Elizabeth I
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n 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)

Synonyms:
Elizabeth
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Queen of England
the sovereign ruler of England

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