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Today in History: January 15

Slide 1 of 10: Elizabeth I, Armada Portrait, c.1588 (oil on panel)

1559: Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England

The daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth I is crowned Queen of England, at the age of 25 in Westminster Abbey, London, after the death of Queen Mary I of England.

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