5 days ago · Even though England broke with the Roman Catholic Church in 1534, English did not become the official language of the Church of England until the reign of Elizabeth’s stepbrother Edward VI. Queen Elizabeth re-established the Church of England following the rule of Mary I, and introduced measures of Catholic tolerance.
3 days ago · Elizabeth I 1533–1603 English monarch, Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 . The queen of Scots is this day leichter of a fair son, and I am but a barren stock.
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4 days ago · In the eyes of history, Elizabeth represents the apex as well as the conclusion of the Tudor dynasty. She became a celebrated god-like figure as well as the embodiment of an emerging empire. Indeed, the entire epoch was named in her honor -the Elizabethan Age- a fabled golden age of England.
4 days ago · England, Scotland, and Ireland had shared a monarch for more than a hundred years, since the Union of the Crowns in 1603, when King James VI of Scotland inherited the English and Irish thrones from his first cousin twice removed, Queen Elizabeth I. Although described as a Union of Crowns, until 1707 there were in fact two separate crowns ...
6 days ago · This day in history – Jan. 15, 1559, Queen Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England after the death of her half-sister, Bloody Mary. Jan. 17, 1604, King James I appointed 54 scholars to produce a new translation of the bible.
4 days ago · The language of the Welsh developed from the language of Britons. The emergence of Welsh was not instantaneous and clearly identifiable. Instead, the shift occurred over a long period of time, with some historians claiming that it had happened by as late as the 9th century, with a watershed moment being that proposed by linguist Kenneth H. Jackson, the Battle of Dyrham, a military battle ...
3 days ago · English is an Indo-European language and belongs to the West Germanic group of the Germanic languages. Old English originated from a Germanic tribal and linguistic continuum along the Frisian North Sea coast, whose languages gradually evolved into the Anglic languages in the British Isles, and into the Frisian languages and Low German/Low Saxon on the continent.
5 days ago · Katherine Ashley (née Champernowne; circa 1502 – 18 July 1565), also known as "Kat Ashley" was the first close friend, governess, and Lady of the Bedchamber to Queen Elizabeth I of England. She was the aunt of Katherine Champernowne,who was the mother of Sir Humphrey Gilbet (first marriage) and by her second marriage Walter Raleigh .
4 days ago · (1571)An abortive international Catholic conspiracy, intended to put Mary, Queen of Scots on the English throne in place of Elizabeth I. It took its name from Roberto di Ridolfi (1531–1612), a well-connected Florentine banker who had settled in England.
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