Although throughout her reign Queen Elizabeth I never spoke publicly of her mother, the “treasonous” and beheaded second wife of Henry VIII, upon Elizabeth’s death in 1603, this ring was removed from her finger. Within its secret compartment are two miniature enamel portraits, one of Elizabeth, the other, of a woman many believe to be Anne.
After her father died in Queen Elizabeth's mother, known as the Queen Mother, lived a lively life as a widow for 50 years. Until her death at age the charming Queen Mother shared her daughter's love of horse racing and offered her someone to confide in.
The veiled Queen Elizabeth is driven in a closed car behind the coffin of her late father in the procession from Sandringham Church to Wolferton Station, Norfolk, this morning, 11th February 1952. In the same car were the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret.
Gown worn by Queen Elizabeth I Elizabeth I was queen regnant of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called "The Virgin Queen", "Gloriana" or "Good Queen Bess", Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty