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1 FAMOUS PEOPLE LESSON 1: Elizabeth I and Queen Victoria Balestra School WorkshopsBalestra School Workshops proudly presents..

2 ELIZABETH I Elizabeth I was born in She was Queen of England between 1558 and her death in 1603.

3 ELIZABETH I She was the daughter of the famous King Henry VIII and this period became known as the 'Elizabethan Age' in England.

4 ELIZABETH I It was a very exciting time, when a man called William Shakespeare was writing plays..

5 ELIZABETH I.. when a man called Sir Francis Drake won a famous sea battle against the fearsome Spanish navy (called the Armada)..

6 ELIZABETH I.. and when both Drake and another man called Sir Walter Raleigh set sail to explore new lands across the sea.

7 She was famous because she was a great leader who never married and instead decided to dedicate her life to leading the country. SUMMARY: SO WHY WAS ELIZABETH I FAMOUS?

8 INTERESTING FACTS  Elizabeth liked hunting, poetry, songs and dancing  Sir Walter Raleigh brought the first potatoes and tobacco into England

9 QUEEN VICTORIA Queen Victoria became Queen just after her 18 th birthday on the 20 th June 1837 when her uncle, King William IV, died.

10 QUEEN VICTORIA Although she was young she went on to lead the country through a great period of invention for 63 years until her death in 1901, making her (so far) the longest reigning British monarch.

11 QUEEN VICTORIA In 1840 she married her husband, Prince Albert, and was very happy until he died at the age of 42, which made her so sad she wore black clothes for the rest of her life.

12 QUEEN VICTORIA Her reign became known as the 'Victorian' period and is known as one of the most creative periods in history when many things were invented.

13 INTERESTING FACTS  She owned a diamond called the Koh-I-Noor that was the size of a small hen's egg  She was only 4 foot 7 inches tall when she died

14 She reigned for 63 years and the country was much richer and in better condition than when she first became Queen. She is also known as the 'Grandmother of Europe' because many of her children married European Kings and Queens. SUMMARY: SO WHY WAS QUEEN VICTORIA FAMOUS?

15 QUICK QUIZ: WHO DID WHAT? QUEEN ELIZABETH I ? OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

16 REIGNED FOR 63 YEARS? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

17 REIGNED FOR 63 YEARS? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

18 WHICH QUEEN LIVED IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEARE? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

19 WHICH QUEEN LIVED IN THE TIME OF SHAKESPEARE? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

20 NEVER GOT MARRIED? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

21 NEVER GOT MARRIED? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

22 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA? WORE BLACK WHEN HER HUSBAND DIED?

23 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

24 TASTED THE FIRST POTATOES TO COME TO ENGLAND? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

25 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA? TASTED THE FIRST POTATOES TO COME TO ENGLAND?

26 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA? DIED IN 1901?

27 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA? DIED IN 1901?

28 LIKED HUNTING? QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA?

29 QUEEN ELIZABETH I OR QUEEN VICTORIA? LIKED HUNTING?

30 THANK YOU FOR WATCHING THIS PRESENTATION Brought to you by Balestra School Workshops, providing brilliantly fun workshops in the comfort of your primary school ALL WORKSHOPS: ROMANS: VICTORIAN INVENTIONS: WW1: WW2: SPACEMAN: SCIENCE: SWORD FENCING:


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