28th April 1603 – Elizabeth I’s Funeral

| April 28, 2012

On this day in history, 28th April 1603, Elizabeth I’s funeral took place in London. I have written in detail about the funeral before, so here is an extract from my previous article… After her death on 24th March 1603, the body of Queen Elizabeth I was placed inside a lead coffin and carried by […]

The Death of Elizabeth I

| March 24, 2010

On this day in history, the 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace aged 69 bringing the rule of the Tudor dynasty to an end. Elizabeth I had reigned for 44 years and 127 days and her reign was known as “The Golden Age”. She was the longest reigning Tudor monarch. Depression […]