Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from 1558 until her death in 1603. A daughter of Henry VIII, she was often referred to as the Virgin Queen due to her refusal to marry. She was a popular monarch who founded what would become the Church of England, and she presided over the culturally rich Elizabethan era. Elizabeth Cady Stanton invokes Elizabeth as an example of one of history’s most capable and beloved female leaders.
Queen Elizabeth I of England Character Timeline in Address on Woman’s Rights
The timeline below shows where the character Queen Elizabeth I of England appears in Address on Woman’s Rights. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Address on Woman’s Rights
...to try comparing themselves to some of the great women of history, from leaders (like Elizabeth I of England ) to writers to scientists to the “famous […] Amazones” (or Amazons, a mythical South... (full context)