Elizabeth the first.  Tudor queen of England and Ireland, nicknamed 'Gloriana' and the 'Virgin Queen' who overcame many challenges and threats at home and from abroad to preside over a perceived 'golden age' in English history.

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Queen Elizabeth at 42 years old, ca. 1575 (The Darnley Portrait) (Unknown Artist) National Portrait Gallery, London

Elizabeth I being carried in a procession, c. 1600

to Robert Peake the elder Procession portrait of Elizabeth I of England (detail) Source/Tudor and Elizabeth portraits

My favorite picture of Queen Elizabeth II The Christmas Red looks stunning on her and that smile, you can't buy that. Truly a happy Queen

My favorite picture of Queen Elizabeth II The Christmas Red looks stunning on her and that smile, you can't buy that. Truly a happy Queen. Very beautiful smile for her highness Queen Elizabeth II.

Elizabeth in a French Farthingale - notice how the skirt does not go all the way to the floor, but goes to the ankle. She has a standing ruff, conch, fan, and slashed shoes as well.

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Elizabeth I: "The Hardwick Portrait", by Nicholas Hilliard and his workshop; commissioned by Bess of Hardwick, who also embroidered the skirt the queen is wearing in the portrait. The painting can be viewed still at Hardwick Hall.

Reign, season 3, episode 9, 《Wedlock 》. Queen Elizabeth.

Reign -- "Wedlock" -- Image Number: -- Pictured: Rachel Skarsetn as Queen Elizabeth I -- Photo: Ben Mark Holzberg/The CW -- © 2015 The CW Network, LLC. All rights reserved.

Both sitter and painter have seen too much, are easily, stoically bored. They know the shape they're in. This is a painting of experience."


'Portrait of Queen Elizabeth II' - 2001 - by Lucian Freud - Mlle-Some say my portrait style is like his.

She is awesome! 60 years as Queen...second to Queen Victoria in length of reign!  She represents grace and stability.

Currently, the head of the House of Windsor is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, as the daughter of the late King George VI, the son of the late King George V. HM Queen Elizabeth II, head of the House of Windsor.

HM Queen Elizabeth II in one of her more becoming hats in a lovely soft shade of pink

Hats of 2011 Royal Ascot

White Diamonds with the Dresden Green, an Important Green-Colored Diamond, in its 2nd setting as a Hat Ornament

The Dresden Green Diamond is a 41 carats g) natural green diamond, which probably originated in the Kollur mine in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. In the diamond was incorporated into an extremely valuable hat ornament, surrounded by two l