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Elizabeth I (1533-1603), queen of England and Ireland

Patrick Collinson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8636
Elizabeth I (1533-1603), queen of England and Ireland

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Early life, 1533-1537 | Education, 1537-1552 | Religion | The threshold of adult life, 1547-1553 | Mary, and Elizabeth's miraculous preservation, 1553-1558 | Accession, 1558 | The religious settlement, 1558-1559 | The question of marriage, 1558-1581 | The succession | The shaping and testing of the Elizabethan regime, 1558-1572 | Court and country | Papists and puritans | The queen, the regime, and parliament | Mary, queen of Scots, 1568-1587 | The Netherlands and the Armada, 1567-1588 | War and the second reign, 1588-1603 | Ireland | Essex, Elizabeth's last years, and her death, 1591-1603 | Representations, allegories, and images | The verdict of posterity: historiography, biography, fiction, cinema, and television | Achievement and legacy

Reference Entry.  35557 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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