#On This Day – The Tudors!

Sunday, March 24th, 2019

#OnThisDay

Elizabeth I, Queen of England and Ireland, died 24 March 1603 aged sixty-nine after a reign which had lasted fro forty-five years. The exact cause of Elizabeth’s death is unknown and has been much speculated over, but there are a few theories which include: cancer, pneumonia, streptococcus, or blood poisoning caused by the heavy lead based make-up favoured during the Tudor period. Elizabeth died at Richmond Palace and was buried in Westminster Abbey on April 28 1603.

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