Daughter of Henry VIII and his second wife Anne Boleyn, Princess Elizabeth was born in 1533. She was less than three years old when her mother was executed.
After surviving the religious upheavals of her brother’s and sister’s reigns (Edward VI and Mary I), she became Queen Elizabeth I in 1558 and ruled England until 1603.
Played by: Claire MacCauley
Worn: Christening of Prince Edward, Series 3, Introduction to Anne of Cleves, Series 3.