November 17, 1558~ Elizabeth I ascends the throne of England

“Hampden Portrait” of Elizabeth I
by Steven van der Meulen (or Steven van Herwijck)

c.1563 / Oil on canvas, transferred from panel / 77 1/4”x55 1/4” / Private collection

[There are three embedded links above]

Gloriana!—the Many Faces of Elizabeth I~
http://fiveminutehistory.com/gloriana-the-many-faces-of-elizabeth-i/

Previous November 17 posts:

November 17~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/17~

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