Queen Elizabeth became Queen at the 17.11.1558. She was 23 years old.
Before she became Queen, she had learned hard and had spoken french, italian and spanish as good as she had spoken english.
In year 1587 Elizabeth decided to kill her half-sister Maria Stuart, after she had delayed it many years.
Around 1588 sent the spanish King an Armarda of 130 boats to england to defeat it. The Queen sent a fleet to fight against the Spanish, after she had instructed Francis Drake and his mens to destroy as much ships as they can in the homeport of the spanish Armada. They went succesfully back. In july 1588 the spanish and the english armies collieded with each other. The spanish has fleed about ireland and scottland, but they have lost half of Armada there, after they were defeated by the english fleet.