Many people looked down on Queen Elizabeth for being a female, although, she ruled with a strong hand and kind heart.
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 in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.
I love this. It's not the usual 'girl power' bullshit. Elizabeth I defeated the Spanish Armada. Not girl power...power.
Queen Elizabeth 1 Young | Last monarch of the Tudor line, founder of what became the Church of ...
The actual coronation gown of Queen Elizabeth I. It is amazing it survived the English Civil War and Cromwell's wrath. Most of Elizabeth's royal jewels and regalia were melted down or destroyed.
Queen Elizabeth 1-never married or had children. She was known as the Virgin Queen.
My favorite Queen of them all was Queen Elizabeth 1 - The later years of Elizabeth's reign are sometimes referred to as a Golden Age.
Portraits of Queen Elizabeth The First, Part 2: Portraits 1573-1587
Queen Elizabeth I (Cate Blanchett) 'Elizabeth: The Golden Age' 2007. Costume designed by Alexandra Byrne.