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Elizabeth playing the lute. Painted by Nicholas Hilliard c. 1580

The Bridgeman Art Library, London

Elizabeth playing the lute. Painted by Nicholas Hilliard c. 1580

The Bridgeman Art Library, London

Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Woodcut of Princess Elizabeth as a prisoner in the Tower of London

British Library

Woodcut of Princess Elizabeth as a prisoner in the Tower of London

British Library

The Family of Henry VIII
Left to right: Philip and Mary with War, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth I with Peace and Plenty

National Museum of Wales, on loan to Sudeley Castle

The Family of Henry VIII
Left to right: Philip and Mary with War, Henry VIII, Edward VI, Elizabeth I with Peace and Plenty

National Museum of Wales, on loan to Sudeley Castle

Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Stained glass window of Elizabeth
At St. Mary’s Church, Sudeley Castle; 

Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Stained glass window of Elizabeth
At St. Mary’s Church, Sudeley Castle;

Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

I pray to God that I shall not live one hour after I have thought of using deception. Elizabeth I
Monday, December 26, 2011
Wax figure of Elizabeth I based on the Ermine Portrait.

At Madame Tussaud’s, London. Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

Wax figure of Elizabeth I based on the Ermine Portrait.

At Madame Tussaud’s, London. Photograph by Lara E. Eakins

"The Ermine Portrait". Painted in 1585 by Nicholas Hilliard

In the collection of the Marquess of Salisbury; On Display at Hatfield House

"The Ermine Portrait". Painted in 1585 by Nicholas Hilliard

In the collection of the Marquess of Salisbury; On Display at Hatfield House

Sunday, December 25, 2011
I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too. Elizabeth I
A close-up of the crown from the Armada Portrait

At Woburn Abbey

A close-up of the crown from the Armada Portrait

At Woburn Abbey