Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London)  Previous  Next  List    This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.

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Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London) Previous Next List This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.

Elizabeth I by an Unknown Artist, c.1585. Own your own smock from this iconic painting through Designs From Time. Elizabethan era: 1558-1603

Elizabeth I by an Unknown Artist, c.1585. Own your own smock from this iconic painting through Designs From Time. Elizabethan era: 1558-1603

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in the film 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. Could the virgin queen be a part of the biggest deception in British history?

Is this proof the Virgin Queen was an imposter in drag? Shocking new theory about Elizabeth I unearthed in historic manuscripts

Cate Blanchett as Queen Elizabeth in the film 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age'. Could the virgin queen be a part of the biggest deception in British history?

Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

Speech by Elizabeth I - "I know I have the body but of a weak and feeble woman; but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England, too."

Queen Elizabeth I: The Ditchley Portrait by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, circa 1592 http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw02079/Queen-Elizabeth-I-The-Ditchley-portrait

Queen Elizabeth I: The Ditchley Portrait by Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger, circa 1592 http://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/portrait/mw02079/Queen-Elizabeth-I-The-Ditchley-portrait

Gloves of Elizabeth The First.  "Her hands were slender,her fingers rather long" - Paul Hentzner, German Visitor To Greenwich Palace, 1598.

Gloves of Elizabeth The First. "Her hands were slender,her fingers rather long" - Paul Hentzner, German Visitor To Greenwich Palace, 1598.

English school, Elizabeth I of England, 17th c, Musée national du château de Pau

English school, Elizabeth I of England, 17th c, Musée national du château de Pau

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was a controversial queen.  She was viewed as a heretic by Catholics and as the virtuous, pragmatic Virgin Queen by Protestants.  Under her, the break of the English Church from Rome was finalized.

Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, was a controversial queen. She was viewed as a heretic by Catholics and as the virtuous, pragmatic Virgin Queen by Protestants. Under her, the break of the English Church from Rome was finalized.

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