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History of Queen Elizabeth. by Jacob Abbott

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Published by Harper & brothers in New York .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603

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Edition Notes

StatementBy Jacob Abbott. With engravings.
LC ClassificationsDA357 .A12
The Physical Object
Paginationviii p., 2 l., [13]-281 p. incl. front., plates, ports.
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6929802M
LC Control Number03017884

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Queen Elizabeth I’s right to the throne wasn’t always guaranteed. Her father, King Henry VIII, had Parliament annul his marriage to Elizabeth’s mother—his second wife, Anne Boleyn—thus making Elizabeth an illegitimate child and removing her from the line of succession (although a later parliamentary act would return her to it). After Henry’s death in , two of Elizabeth’s half. The RMS Queen Elizabeth was an ocean liner operated by Cunard Queen Mary she provided weekly luxury liner service between Southampton in the United Kingdom and New York City in the United States, via Cherbourg in France.. While being constructed in the mids by John Brown and Company at Clydebank, Scotland, the build was known as Hull Laid down: 4 December As queen, Elizabeth established a moderate Protestant church with the monarch as Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Her action led to her excommunication by the Pope and also made her subject to Catholic plots to remove her from the throne and replace her with her cousin Mary Queen of Scots. Queen Elizabeth I. Elizabeth was the only surviving child of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. Elizabeth I was crowned Queen of England on 15 January Elizabeth's year reign - referred to as the Elizabethan era or the Golden Age of Elizabeth - was one of the more constructive periods in English history: literature bloomed through the.

  Early life. Elizabeth was the elder daughter of Prince Albert, duke of York, and his wife, Lady Elizabeth the child of a younger son of King George V, the young Elizabeth had little prospect of acceding to the throne until her uncle, Edward VIII (afterward duke of Windsor), abdicated in her father’s favour on Decem , at which time her father became King George . Makers of History Queen Elizabeth BY JACOB ABBOTT. WITH ENGRAVINGS. NEW YORK AND LONDON HARPER & BROTHERS PUBLISHERS Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine, by Harper & Brothers, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District. Discover Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, hotel in Montreal and enjoy the hotel's spacious, comfortable rooms in Fairmont Hotel. Feel welcome to our elegant and luxurious hotel where we will make your stay an unforgettable experience.   Queen Elizabeth Makers of History Language: English: LoC Class: DA: History: General and Eastern Hemisphere: Great Britain, Ireland, Central Europe: Subject: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, Subject: Similar Books. Readers also downloaded Download This eBook. Format Url Size; Read this book online: HTML: Author: Jacob Abbott.