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Was Elizabeth the First called the "Good Queen Bess"? If so, why?

Elizabeth I was called "Good Queen Bess" in part because Bess is a nickname for Elizabeth. In addition, during her reign (1558–1603), Elizabeth maintained stability and prosperity in England,...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2017 1:29 am UTC

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How did Elizabeth I die? Theres many rumors to how Elizabeth the Great died, what are some of them?

It is understood that Queen Elizabeth died of blood poisoning. This is presumed to have been caused by her make-up! It was used to make her face look very white, but the mixture had vinegar and...

Latest answer posted March 24, 2010 3:40 am UTC

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What did the wealthy peoples' mansions look like in the elizabethan era?

The well-to-do in the Elizabethan era favored a Greek revival style of architecture. On the exterior, stone columns and intricate brick work were all the rage. The designs were all about symmetry...

Latest answer posted April 30, 2007 10:55 am UTC

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According to Elizabeth the Great, how did Elizabeth I die?

This book, Elizabeth the Great, is a biography of Queen Elizabeth I of England. Her reign spanned four decades, from 1558 to 1603. She is called Gloriana because her reign was time of properity and...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2010 7:24 am UTC

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