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The funeral cortege of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603 and the last monarch of the House of Tudor. Elizabeth's coffin was taken to Westminster Abbey on a hearse drawn by four horses hung with black velvet after she died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace, between two and three in the morning. A few hours later, Cecil and the council set their plans in motion and proclaimed James King of England.

The funeral cortege of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603 and the last monarch of the House of Tudor. Elizabeth's coffin was taken to Westminster Abbey on a hearse drawn by four horses hung with black velvet after she died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace, between two and three in the morning. A few hours later, Cecil and the council set their plans in motion and proclaimed James King of England. Stock Photo
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De Luan / Alamy Stock Photo

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PDJ60M

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43.8 MB (2.3 MB Compressed download)

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3695 x 4143 px | 31.3 x 35.1 cm | 12.3 x 13.8 inches | 300dpi

Date taken:

6 August 2018

Location:

Westminster Abbey, London, UK

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The funeral cortege of Elizabeth I (1533-1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603 and the last monarch of the House of Tudor. In March 1603, Elizabeth fell sick and remained in a "settled and unremovable melancholy", and sat motionless on a cushion for hours on end. She died on 24 March 1603 at Richmond Palace, between two and three in the morning. A few hours later, Cecil and the council set their plans in motion and proclaimed James King of England.Elizabeth's coffin was taken to Westminster Abbey on a hearse drawn by four horses hung with black velvet.

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