Coronation portrait - 1600 copy of 1558 original (National Portrait Gallery, London) Previous Next List This is a 1600 copy of a portrait painted of 25-year old Elizabeth Tudor in her coronation robes with her regalia.
This painting is the finest and most compelling portrait of Elizabeth I before her accession. It conveys her beauty, dignity, gentleness and learning. 1546 / Attributed to William Scrots. Probably painted for Henry VIII.
Birth of Lettice Knollys: A Woman Who Suffered the Wrath of Elizabeth I
Birth of Lettice Knollys: A Woman Who Suffered the Wrath of Elizabeth I Lettice Knollys was Elizabeth I's cousin and a close friend up until 1579. This was when Elizabeth found out that Lettice had married Robert Dudley, Elizabeth's favourite and love, a year earlier. Their relationship was never the same again. Lettice lived to the age of 91!