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Elizabeth I, (1533-1603) Queen of England and Ireland

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Surname: Elizabeth I
Gender: Female
Date: 1533-1603
Title: Queen of England and Ireland
History: Daughter (only child) of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn. Succeeded to the throne Nov 1558 on the death of her Roman Catholic half-sister Mary I; crowned 15 Jan 1559. Under the Religious Settlement of 1559, she imposed the Protestant religion by law. Notable events of reign included the execution of Mary, Queen of Scots in 1587, and England's naval conflict with Spain, including victory over the Spanish Armada in 1588. The last Tudor monarch, she did unmarried 24 Mar 1603, and declared James VI of Scotland as her successor (as James I of England).
Biography: ODNB link for Elizabeth, I (1533-1603) Queen of England and Ireland,
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275535 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P146307 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for I Elizabeth
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1558-1603: Secretaries of State: State Papers Scotland Series I, Elizabeth I
The National Archives, Kew
2
rolls of New Year's gifts
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
1570-73: letter book of diplomatic letters, incl letters from Sir Francis Walsingham
Blackburn Central Library
NRA 1145 Blackburn L coll
4
1595-99: register of Queen Elizabeth's official out-letters
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
5
c1568-85: papers, incl list of offices and fees and New Year's Gift Rolls
Society of Antiquaries of London
See PJ Willetts, Manuscripts in the Society of Antiquaries of London (2000)
6
letters
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10169 Douglas-Home
7
1559-72: corresp with Earls of Shrewsbury
Arundel Castle
NRA 12614 Fitzalan-Howard
8
1565-70: letters to the Lord Deputy, Sir Henry Sidney
Trinity College Dublin
See Irish MSS Commission, Catalogue 745 (1962)
9
letters and papers
Inner Temple Library
See Catalogue of MSS 1972
10
letters and papers
Hatfield House Library and Archives
See HMC 9 Salisbury (Cecil) MSS
11
1569-1602: letters to Earls of Huntingdon
Huntington Library
NRA 10029 Hastings
12
transcripts of papers and letters
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
NRA 20038
13
letters and papers
British Library, Manuscript Collections
14
1567-97: letters
Lambeth Palace Library
NRA 19123
15
1563-75: letters (6) to Valentine Dale
Carl H Pforzheimer Library
16
misc corresp and official papers
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Catalogue of MSS vol 1-5
17
1575-1603: letters (5) to Sir George Carey
Berkeley Castle Muniments
NRA 21647 Berkeley
18
1582-96: letters to James VI of Scotland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
19
1569-70: letters to Mayor and Aldermen of Coventry
Coventry Archives
NRA 26967 Coventry city
20
letters to Dukes of Hamilton
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
See Accessions to repositories 1983
21
1561-75: corresp rel to Mary Queen of Scots
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
22
1564: volume of verse presented by University of Cambridge
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Annual return 1992
23
1566: letters patent for disposal of monastic lands
Lambeth Palace Library
See Annual return 1994
24
1599-1600: (copy) roll of New Year's gifts
British Library, Manuscript Collections

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