January 15, 1559, Queen Elizabeth was crowned Queen of England, reigning until her death on March 24, 1603. Considered by many as England's greatest monarch, closely followed by her namesake, Queen Elizabeth II.
Elizabeth in her coronation robes... painter unknown.
She was known as The Virgin Queen, Gloriana and Good Queen Bess and was one of the strongest monarchs.
Elizabeth was born in Greenwich on September 17, 1533