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|LC Classifications||DA347 .P65 2008|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 452 p.,  p. of plates|
|Number of Pages||452|
|LC Control Number||2008013396|
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The Kingdom of England (Anglo-Norman: Realme d'Engleterre, Old French: Reaume d'Angleterre, Old Norse: Konungdómr af Ǫngulland) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain fromwhen it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms untilwhen it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
On 12 Julythe various Anglo-Saxon Demonym(s): English. Sovereigns of Britain; Kings of Wessex (West Saxons) name dynasty or house reign; 1 Athelstan was king of Wessex and the first king of all England.: 2 James VI of Scotland became also James I of England in Upon accession to the English throne, he styled himself "King of Great Britain" and was so proclaimed.
Elizabeth I, bynames the Virgin Queen and Good Queen Bess, (born September 7,Greenwich, near London, England—died MaRichmond, Surrey), queen of England (–) during a period, often called the Elizabethan Age, when England asserted itself vigorously as a major European power in politics, commerce, and the arts.
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Elizabeth I was a long-ruling queen of England, governing with relative stability and prosperity for 44 years. The Elizabethan era is named for her.
Elizabeth was born in London, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at father ascended the throne on the abdication of his brother King Edward VIII infrom which time she was the heir began to undertake public duties during the Second World War, serving in Father: George VI.
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His reign united both countries, and the United Kingdom has been ruled by a single monarch ever since. The current queen, Queen Elizabeth II, belongs to the Windsor dynasty. Michael Dobson and Nicola J Watson are the authors of England's Elizabeth: An Afterlife in Fame and Fantasy (Oxford, ).
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