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Elizabeth I, Queen

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishElizabeth I, QueenQueen Elizabeth IE‧liz‧a‧beth I, Queen /ɪˌlɪzəbəθ ðə ˈfɜːst $ -ˈfɜːrst/  (1533–1603) the queen of England from 1558 until her death. She never married, and is sometimes called ‘the Virgin Queen’. She is thought of as a very strong woman and an effective ruler. While she was queen, England’s power in the world increased, and her navy defeated the Spanish Armada (=a large force of fighting ships). The period is sometimes called ‘the Elizabethan age’, and is thought of as a great period in English history. Mary Queen of Scots
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