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24 March 1603 – The death of Elizabeth I, Anne Boleyn’s daughter

| March 24, 2019

24 March 1603 – The death of Elizabeth I, Anne Boleyn’s daughter

On this day in Tudor history, at Richmond Palace, sixty-nine-year-old Queen Elizabeth I, the only daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, “departed from this life, mildly like a lamb”. She had ruled for over forty-four years, since 17th November 1558, and her reign has gone down in history as a “Golden Age”. You can […]

24 March 1603 – Queen Elizabeth I dies at Richmond

| March 24, 2017

24 March 1603 – Queen Elizabeth I dies at Richmond

On this day in history, 24th March 1603, the sixty-nine-year-old Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace. She had ruled for over 44 years. Here is an excerpt from my book Illustrated Kings and Queens of England on Elizabeth I: Elizabeth I was born on 7 September 1533 at Greenwich Palace. She was the daughter […]

24 March 1603 – The Death of Queen Elizabeth I

| March 24, 2015

24 March 1603 – The Death of Queen Elizabeth I

In the early hours of 24th March 1603, after a reign of 44 years and 127 days, Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace at the age of sixty-nine. You can read all about her death, including a primary source account, in my article 24 March 1603 – Death of Elizabeth I and you read […]

24 March 1603 – Death of Elizabeth I

| March 24, 2014

24 March 1603 – Death of Elizabeth I

On this day in history, the 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, died at Richmond Palace. Elizabeth I’s death was the end of an era in so many ways: the end of England’s Golden Age, the end of a long reign (over 44 years) and the end of […]

24 March 1603 – The Death of Queen Elizabeth I

| March 24, 2013

24 March 1603 – The Death of Queen Elizabeth I

On this day in 1603, in the early hours of the morning, Queen Elizabeth I died at Richmond Palace. The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn had lived to the age of sixty-nine and had ruled for over forty-four years. Diarist John Manningham recorded the Queen’s last twenty-four hours: “I dyned with Dr. Parry […]

Elizabeth I’s Death – 24 March 1603

| March 24, 2012

Elizabeth I’s Death – 24 March 1603

On this day in history, 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Anne Boleyn and Henry VIII, died at Richmond Palace at the age of 69. She was the third of Henry’s children to be monarch but reigned for far longer than her siblings, ruling for 44 years and 127 days. Diarist John Manningham […]

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