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All royals family tree - family tree showing everybody on the throne of England from William the Conqueror to our present Queen Elizabeth II

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Hatfield House, UK. This is where the young Elizabeth I found out that she had become Queen

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Letter from Elizabeth to Edward VI-EXCERPT: Probably written in 1553, when the future Queen of England was 20 years old, Elizabeth’s letter reveals the personal costs behind the power struggles of the troubled Tudor dynasty. She tells her young half-brother, Edward VI, how she had tried to visit him during what would prove his final illness, but had been turned away.

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The Website of King Henry VIII - Ask Henry. Questions 200 - 399
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'The Heneage Jewel'  [locket]  Also called 'The Armada Jewel'  --  1595  --  Painting by Nicholas Hilliard.  "Elizabeth I is said to have given this jewel to Sir Thomas Heneage, a Privy Counsellor  the Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household.  Via The Victoria  Albert Museum.

'The Heneage Jewel' [locket] Also called 'The Armada Jewel' -- 1595 -- Painting by Nicholas Hilliard. "Elizabeth I is said to have given this jewel to Sir Thomas Heneage, a Privy Counsellor the Vice-Chamberlain of the Royal Household. Via The Victoria Albert Museum.

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The joint tomb of the founders of the Tudor dynasty: Henry VII & Elizabeth of York Tomb. Westminster Abbey.

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The Best of Culture in London

I have climbed the many steps to the top of this famous tower and stood beside the bell "Big Ben" when it struck eleven!

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