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The Family of Queen Elizabeth I
Queen Elizabeth I was a member of the illustrious Tudor Dynasty. Facts, key dates and timelines about her ancestry and her immediate family are as follows:

  • Aug. 22, 1485 - Henry Tudor, grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I, wins battle of Bosworth becoming Henry VII
 
 
 
  • Henry VII cemented his succession and settled the friction between the Yorkists and Lancastrians by marrying the Yorkist heir, Elizabeth of York
  • Jan 16, 1486 - Marriage of Henry VII and Elizabeth of York, daughter of Edward IV
  • Jun 28, 1491 - Birth of Prince Henry, future Henry VIII
  • 1509 - Accession of King Henry VIII - father of Queen Elizabeth I,
  • 18 February, 1516 - Mary, daughter of Henry and Katharine of Aragon is born
  • January 25th 1533 Henry marries Anne Boleyn - mother of Queen Elizabeth I,
  • 7 September 1533 Queen Elizabeth I the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, is born
 
  • 7 September 1533 Queen Elizabeth I the daughter of King Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, is born
  • May 15th 1536 Anne Boleyn tried for treason, adultery and incest in the Great Hall of the Tower of London
  • May 19th 1536 Anne Boleyn executed on Tower Hill. Anne's body and head were buried in an unmarked grave in the Chapel of St. Peter ad Vincula
  • Within 24 hours of Anne Boleyn's execution, Jane Seymour and Henry VIII were formally betrothed
  • Edward VI born 12 October, 1537
  • July 28th 1540 - 49 year old Henry married 19 year old Catherine Howard
  • 13th February 1542 - Catherine Howard is executed for adultery
  • King Henry VIII dies 28 January, 1547
  • Edward VI (Henry's son by Jane Seymour) becomes King of England
  • 6 July, 1553 King Edward VI dies of tuberculosis
 
 
  • 6 July 1553 - Mary I, daughter of Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon, is proclaimed Queen of England
  • Queen Mary I dies on November 17, 1558
  • November 17, 1558 - Accession of Queen Elizabeth

Interesting Facts and Information about the Family of Queen Elizabeth I
The above facts, dates, timelines and information about the Family of Queen Elizabeth I provide an outline of the most important events. What influence did these family members have on Queen Elizabeth I? What roles did these family members play in the life of Queen Elizabeth I? A short, concise biography with important dates and facts about each of the main family members in the family of Queen Elizabeth I can be accessed from the following links:

  • Facts about the father of Queen Elizabeth I - King Henry VIII
  • Facts about the mother of Queen Elizabeth I - Anne Boleyn
  • Facts about the half brother of Queen Elizabeth I - King Edward VI
  • Facts about the half sister of Queen Elizabeth I - Mary Tudor - Bloody Mary
  • Facts about the brother-in-law of Queen Elizabeth I - King Philip II of Spain
  • Facts about Henry Tudor the paternal Grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I - King Henry VII
  • Facts about the paternal Grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I - Elizabeth of York
  • Facts about the maternal Grandfather of Queen Elizabeth I - Thomas Boleyn
  • Facts about the maternal Grandmother of Queen Elizabeth I - Elizabeth Howard
  • Facts about the aunt of Queen Elizabeth I, the sister of Anne Boleyn - Mary Boleyn
  • Facts about the uncle of Queen Elizabeth I - George Boleyn
  • Facts about the first wife King Henry VIII - Katherine of Aragon
  • Facts about the second wife King Henry VIII and mother of Queen Elizabeth I - Anne Boleyn
  • Facts about the third wife King Henry VIII and stepmother to Queen Elizabeth I - Jane Seymour
  • Facts about the fourth wife King Henry VIII and stepmother to Queen Elizabeth I - Anne of Cleves
  • Facts about the fifth wife King Henry VIII and stepmother to Queen Elizabeth I - Catherine Howard
  • Facts about the sixth wife King Henry VIII and stepmother to Queen Elizabeth I - Katherine Parr
 

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Comprehensive details, facts and information about the life of Queen Elizabeth I can be accessed via the Elizabethan Era Sitemap. The story of Queen Elizabeth I continues with the following information:

The Family of Queen Elizabeth I

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  • Facts about the Family of Queen Elizabeth I
  • Who were the grandparents of Queen Elizabeth I?
  • Who were her parents of Queen Elizabeth I?
  • A concise biography, important dates and facts about all the important members of the family of Queen Elizabeth I

  • Interesting Facts and information about The Family of Queen Elizabeth I
 
 

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