Queen Elizabeth I was born on the September 7, 1533 in Greenwich England.
She was a princess but declared illegitimate through political machinations.
Many European rulers would have been very keen to marry Elizabeth for very good reasons.Anne Boleyn was beheaded on the orders of her husband, based on questionable charges of adultery and conspiracy.Before long, Elizabeth and her older half-sister Mary were declared to be illegitimate as her father sought to pave the way for a male heir. Their half-brother Edward was born in 1537 by Henry VIII's third wife, Jane Seymour.Elizabeth was raised much like any other royal child.She received tutoring and excelled at languages and music.Bickering over land claims between Virginia and Maryland delayed final ratification for almost four more years. On this day in 1998, the brand-new Daimler Chrysler began trading its shares on the New York Stock Exchange.