Tuesday, March 24, 2015

On This Day in Elizabethan History: The Death of Queen Elizabeth I

The Funeral Procession of Queen Elizabeth I, 1603. Picture Acquired through Wikimedia Commons. Image public domain.

412 years ago today, in 1603, Queen Elizabeth I passed away at the age of 69 after 44 years on the throne of England. Her reign had been unlike any other, and know one would come close to replicating it in the years to come. Discover the achievements of her remarkable reign, and what made Good Queen Bess so special in our BeingBess article, "The Death of Queen Elizabeth I, and the End of the Elizabethan Era".