Who was Elizabeth I? What was her part in the Spanish Armada?
Queen Elizabeth I presided over an age of discovery that saw the establishment of the English Protestant church, the defeat of the Spanish Armada and the flourishing of the arts. She reigned from 1558-1603
Who was Queen Anne? What was her role in the Treaty of Union?
Queen Anne oversaw the Treaty of Union and the Acts of Union bringing England and Scotland together under a single parliament of Great Britain. She reigned from 1702 to 1714
Who was Henry VIII? What did he think of his six wives?
King Henry VIII staged six royal weddings, became Ireland’s first English monarch and sowed the seeds for a multicultural Britain. He reigned from 1509-1547
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Who was Edward I? Was he really a heartless leader?
King Edward I took an aggressive approach to Wales and Scotland – although he was rather fond of his wife. He reigned from 1272-1307
Who was William the Conqueror? What really happened at the Battle of Hastings?
William I – also known as William the Conqueror – defeated King Harold II at the Battle of Hastings, marking the end of Anglo-Saxon England. He ruled from 1066-1087