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1. How was Elizabeth I's mother related to Thomas Howard, 3rd Duke of Norfolk?
2. What was the name of Elizabeth I's father's recognized illegitimate son?
3. On what date was Elizabeth I born?
4. What was the name of Elizabeth I's governess?
5. Katherine Parr, King Henry's last wife, and Elizabeth got along very badly.
6. What was the name of Elizabeth I's best known tutor?
7. How many languages could Elizabeth I speak besides English?
8. Who was Elizabeth I rumored to have an affair with during her brother's reign?
9. Mary I was Elizabeth I's loving sister.
10. What was Elizabeth I said to be doing when she heard of her sister, Mary I's death?
11. Whose advice did Elizabeth I take to set the date for her coronation?
12. What date was Elizabeth I's coronation?
13. Who was Elizabeth I's main rival for the crown during her reign?
14. Whom did Elizabeth I almost marry in 1579?
15. Complete this sentence from Elizabeth's speech to her soldiers before the attack of the Spanish Armada:
"I have placed my chiefest strength and __________ in the loyalty of my subjects..."
16. What was Elizabeth I's nickname for Sir Walter Raleigh?
17. Elizabeth I had a calm and even temper. She was noted throughout history for her coolness in the face of danger or challenge.
18. In "The Armada Portrait" of Queen Elizabeth I, what does she rest her hand on?
19. When asked by Parliament to choose a husband, Elizabeth I replied that she already had a husband. Who was this husband?
20. Elizabeth I had short, stubby fingers which she tried to hide in her portraits.
21. Elizabeth I hated seeing the dogs and bears fight because she thought that it "promoted cruelty" even though it was a very popular entertainment in her time.
22. Elizabeth I, in her old age, was often mocked by the younger women of her court.
23. For nearly how many years was Elizabeth I Queen of England?
24. On what day did Elizabeth I die?
25. Who became King/Queen of England after Elizabeth I's death?
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