7 September 1533 – Queen Anne Boleyn gives birth to Elizabeth, future Queen of England

On this day in Tudor history, 7th September 1533, at Greenwich Palace, Queen Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, gave birth to a healthy baby girl.

This daughter would, of course, grow up to be Queen Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen, Gloriana, Good Queen Bess, a queen who would rule England for over 44 years.

Happy birthday to Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603)!

Find out more about her birth, the reactions and celebrations in today’s talk.

You can find out more about Elizabeth I and her reign in this 60-second history video:

And about Anne Boleyn and Elizabeth in this video:

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