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Elizabeth I (1533—1603) queen of England and Ireland

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Edmund Spenser (1552—1599) poet and administrator in Ireland

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A name for Queen Elizabeth I, which is used for the character representing her in Spenser's Faerie Queene. Benjamin Britten's opera composed for the coronation of Elizabeth II (1952), was entitled Gloriana.

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