Timeline Queen Elizabeth I

  • 1533 Marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.
  • 1533 Elizabeth born in Greenwich.
  • 1535 Henry VIII declares himself head of the Church of England
  • 1538 Henry VIII excommunicated by Pope Paul III
  • 1558 Death of Mary I – Elizabeth ascends to the throne.
  • 1559 Coronation of Elizabeth I
  • 1559 Elizabeth declared head of the Protestant Church of England.
  • 1569 Catholic uprising in north of England
  • 1577 Francis Drake completes historic voyage around the World.
  • 1587 Mary Queen of Scots executed.
  • 1588 Defeat of Spanish Armada.
  • 1603 Dies at Greenwich, London aged 70

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