Queen elizabeth ii and queen victoria are the two longest-serving monarchs in british history victoria, who reigned from 1837 to 1901, established many of the precedents that elizabeth has honored since she was crowned in 1952. Comparisons of catherine de medici and elizabeth ican obviously begin with the periods of their respective reigns as monarchs, the former running from 1547 to 1559 and the latter from 1558 to her death in 1603 in other words, both sat on thrones during crucial periods of the 16th century, a notoriously unstable period in european history. Mary tudor is not mary queen of scots, mary tudor was the queen of england daughter of catherine of aragon and henry viii, mary queen of scots was a cousin of elzabeth and mary and elizabeth's rival elizabeth was mary tudor's younger half sister who ruled after mary's death it should also be noted that mary was the last catholic queen of. Two absolute monarchs catherine the great vs peter the great tsarina of russia 1762-96 catherine the great information about catherine compare peter tried to regulate russian society through public ceremony and legislation,while catherine promoted the internal mechanisms of behavior regulation.
Catherine ii, often called catherine the great, became empress consort of russia when her husband, peter iii, ascended to the throne following the death of his aunt, elizabeth of russia, on december 25, 1761 catherine soon orchestrated a coup that forced peter to step down after just six months on the throne, and she became empress of russia on july 9, 1762. Mary, queen of scots catholic relative to protestant queen elizabeth i of england who plotted with spain's philip ii to reassert catholicism elizabeth had her beheaded. The virgin queen of england queen elizabeth i was a brave and noble queen of england, who endured wars and hardships better than some british kings she grew up with a constantly changing and quarreling family filled with violence, scandal and death and still managed to be both intelligent and competent. A comparison of rule between queen elizabeth and catherine the great pages 2 words 996 view full essay rule of england, queen elizabeth, catherine the great.
Elizabeth i tackled the volatile religious situation in england, by asserting a 'middle way' when her throne was challenged directly, elizabeth was forced to take more extreme action she reluctantly agreed to have to have mary queen of scots executed the identity of elizabeth's rule was focused on her personality. For much of history, elizabeth petrovna, also known as tsar elizabeth i, has been regarded as the intermediary ruler between the two famed 18th-century russian tsars, peter the great and catherine i. A limited monarchy is a government in which a monarch acts as the head of state but has powers that are restricted by a constitution in an absolute monarchy, the monarch has unchecked powers and acts as both head of state and head of government. Pros, cons and interesting facts catherine the great of russia exempted people from taxes worked to bring russia into european culture and political life. Elizabeth i (7 september 1533 - 24 march 1603) was queen of england and ireland from 17 november 1558 until her death on 24 march 1603 sometimes called the virgin queen, gloriana or good queen bess, elizabeth was the last of the five monarchs of the house of tudor.
Queen elizabeth and akbar the great both had very troubled youths and were raised in a religiously divided family queen elizabeth was mothered by anne boleyn who was declared a traitor and. The duke and duchess of cambridge are proud parents of their three children but as it turns out, they do not have full custody of them the custody of their children lies in the hands of children's 92-year-old great-grandmother, queen elizabeth ii. Queen elizabeth ii was born princess elizabeth alexandra mary on april 21, 1926, in london, england at the time of her birth, most did not realize elizabeth would someday become queen of great. Catherine ii, also known as catherine the great, was an empress of russia who ruled from 1762-1796, the longest reign of any female russian leader.
Catherine i empress catherine i was the second wife of peter i the great and the first empress of russia in power from 1725 to 1727 peter iii russian emperor peter iii ruled for only six months he was groomed for the throne of sweden, but was destined to become the russian emperor. Elizabeth was born at kolomenskoye, near moscow, on 18 december 1709 (), the daughter of peter the great, tsar of russia, by his second wife, catherine i catherine had been a maid in the household of peter the great and, although no documentary record exists, they are said to have married secretly at the cathedral of the holy trinity in st petersburg at some point between 23 october and 1. Mary had two potential heirs, her sister elizabeth or their cousin mary stuart, queen of scots elizabeth might have been protestant and mary s catholic, but mary s was betrothed to the future king of france. - queen elizabeth l's influence on shakespeare's female roles queen elizabeth i, also known as the iron queen, was a remarkable woman of her time, she ruled with great power and longevity she was one of the greatest feminist of time.
Catherine the great was reportedly tone-deaf and had to receive a signal to applaud at operas, concerts, and ballets catherine faced over a dozen uprisings during her rule catherine bestowed gifts, including land and titles, to her former lovers one received more than a thousand indentured servants. 1 catherine the great's name wasn't catherine, and she wasn't even russian the woman whom history would remember as catherine the great, russia's longest-ruling female leader, was. Elizabeth i was queen of only england and ireland, whereas elizabeth ii is queen of the united kingdom (england, scotland, wales and northern ireland), canada, australia, new zealand, jamaica and.
Pretenders plagued catherine the great's reign in a way unmatched by any other period in russian history at least seventeen of the twenty-six pretenders during catherine's reign appeared in one of three clusters six from 1764-1765, six from 1772-1774, and five from 1782-1786. 62 religion and power: a comparison of queen elizabeth i and catherine de medici 1 ag dickens and dorothy carr, ed, the reformation in england to the accession of elizabeth i (new york: st martin's press, 1968), 64. Though catherine the great had the support of peter's mother, the empress elizabeth, she disliked her husband -- catherine later wrote she'd been more interested in the crown than the person in making this marriage -- and first peter than catherine was unfaithful.