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Elizabeth I

The daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I became one of the most effective monarchs in British history. She succeeded Mary I in 1558 and reigned for the next 44 years. Dedicated to …

Elizabeth

had pet names for all her favourite courtiers; q.e.: The mother of Sir John Norris she called “My own Crow.” Burghley was her “Spirit.” Mountjoy she termed her &#82…

Elizabeth

Director:Shekhar KapurWriter:Michael HirstGramercy; R; 124 minutesRelease:11/98Cast:Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Christopher Eccleston, Joseph Fiennes, Richard Attenborough, John Gielgud, Vi…

Elizabeth of York

Elizabeth of York was the wife of England's King Henry VII and royal consort from 1486 until her death, and the mother of King Henry VIII. She was the eldest daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth W…

Elizabeth Smart

Elizabeth Smart was kidnapped from her bedroom on 5 June 2002 by a gun-wielding stranger who had broken into her family's Salt Lake City home. Her kidnapping, and eventual recovery, became a major new…

Elizabeth Monroe

Elizabeth Kortright Monroe was the wife of the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe. She presided as First Lady during their time in the White House, from 1817 until 1825. From a well-to…

Elizabeth Dole

Elizabeth Dole is a former Republican senator from North Carolina, former Secretary of Transportation, and former candidate for president in 2000. She is also the wife of former U.S. Senator Bob Dole.…

Elizabeth Edwards

wife of John EdwardsBorn: 7/3/1949Birthplace: Jacksonville, Fla.Died: 12/7/2010 (Chapel Hill, N.C. ) Elizabeth Edwards, the wife of former senator and presidential h…

Elizabeth Taylor

One of the great Hollywood stars of the 20th century, Elizabeth Taylor had three fairly distinct career personas: first as the winsome child star of movies like National Velvet (1944); then as a fiery…

Elizabeth Blackwell

Elizabeth Blackwell and her family emigrated to America from England in 1832. Blackwell worked as a teacher, then decided to be a doctor. After being turned down by several schools, she was finally …