Talk:Elizabeth I of England

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May not have been told[edit]

We are told that "Mary may not have been told of every plot". If the article is going to include everything Mary might and might not have known or been told, it will get very long.

Yes, there is a minor mistake in the Thomas Seymour section...[edit]

...that was raised in 2008 in a post with the name, "minor mistake in the Thomas Seymour section" now maintained in Archive 2, but apparently never resolved. The fourth sentence of the second paragraph of this section reads as follows. "In January 1549, Seymour was arrested on suspicion of plotting to marry Elizabeth and overthrow his brother." The word "his" in this sentence should be changed to "her."

Elizabeth's brother, who was also Seymour's nephew, Edward VI is the king at this point, and the only one mentioned in this section who could conceivably have been overthrown in 1549. My suspicion is that when the editor examined the suggestion of a mistake in 2008, it seems that for whatever reason the editor dwelt on the question of whether Seymour was plotting the overthrow of the king, and not on the admittedly more pedestrian (but quite obvious) mistake in the gender of the pronoun used in this sentence. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Rnpedersen18 (talkcontribs) 23:13, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

Seymour was plotting to overthrow his brother, not Elizabeth's. DrKiernan (talk) 23:23, 28 December 2014 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 30 December 2014[edit]

why was mary beheaded. mary was innocent and mary should have not die. - i revolt against this (talk) 17:31, 30 December 2014 (UTC)

Red question icon with gradient background.svg Not done: it's not clear what changes you want to be made. Please mention the specific changes in a "change X to Y" format. --I am k6ka Talk to me! See what I have done 17:36, 30 December 2014 (UTC)

Minor Spelling Error[edit]

Introduction>Paragraph 4>Line 4

Manoeuvring is used where it should say maneuvering.

Context: "Elizabeth was cautious in foreign affairs, manoeuvring between the major powers of France and Spain."

This article uses British spelling. DrKiernan (talk) 21:47, 17 January 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 13 February 2015[edit]

Paul Delaroche - The Death of Elizabeth I, Queen of England - WGA6262.jpg

An painting of her death, in the Louvre Museum, Paris. (talk) 15:24, 13 February 2015 (UTC)

This is available at commons. I presume it has not been included here because it is a later imagination of the scene rather than from the time or drawn from life. The article is well illustrated already. DrKiernan (talk) 15:33, 13 February 2015 (UTC)