24 March 1603 – Queen Elizabeth I dies at Richmond Palace

| March 24, 2020

On this day in Tudor history, 24th March 1603, sixty-nine-year-old Queen Elizabeth I, the only daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, “departed from this life, mildly like a lamb” at Richmond Palace. Elizabeth I had ruled England for over forty-four years, since 17th November 1558, and her reign has gone down in history as […]

24 March 1603 – The death of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen

| March 24, 2018

24 March 1603 – The death of Elizabeth I, the Virgin Queen

On this day in history, 24th March 1603, Queen Elizabeth I, daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife, Anne Boleyn, died at Richmond Palace at the age of sixty-nine. 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. […]

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 […]

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 […]