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26 March 1603 – James VI receives news of Elizabeth I’s death and his accession as James I

On this day in history, 26th March 1603, Sir Robert Carey arrived at Holyrood in Edinburgh, Scotland, to inform the…

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Elizabeth I’s last days from The Virgin Queen

I loved “The Virgin Queen” series starring Anne-Marie Duff as Elizabeth I, and I think Elizabeth I’s last days were…

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The death of Elizabeth I, Gloriana, the Virgin Queen

On this day in Tudor history, 24th March 1603, sixty-nine year-old Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace. She had…

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The dying Elizabeth I finally takes to her bed

On this day in Tudor history, 21st March 1603, a dying Queen Elizabeth I finally took to her bed. Sixty-nine-year-old…

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28th April 1603 – Elizabeth I’s Funeral

On this day in history, 28th April 1603, Elizabeth I’s funeral took place in London. I have written in detail…

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28 April 1603 – Funeral of Elizabeth I

I apologise for not writing a new article on today, the anniversary of Elizabeth I’s funeral in 1603, but I…

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Elizabeth I’s Death – 24 March 1603

On this day in history, the 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, died…

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Elizabeth I, Mary I and Pope Benedict XVI

I found it interesting that Pope Benedict XVI, on his visit to Westminster Abbey in London, spoke of the chapel…

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The Funeral of Elizabeth I

On this day in history, 28th April 1603, Elizabeth I was laid to rest. I have already written about Elizabeth…

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The Death of Elizabeth I

On this day in history, the 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace aged 69 bringing the…

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Witches, Wenches and Weakness

In Wednesday’s episode of “Elizabeth’s Women” on BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week programme, the roles and duties of…