King, John N. “Queen Elizabeth I: Representations of the Virgin Queen.” Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 1, 1990, pp. 30–74, EBSCOhost, doi:10.2307/2861792.
Teague, Frances. “Introduction to Speeches by Queen Elizabeth I.” Women Writers Project, 2017, wwp.northeastern.edu/context/#teague.elizabeth.xml. — “A Biographical Sketch.” Women Writers Project, 2017, wwp.northeastern.edu/context/#teague.elizabeth.xml.
Bennett, Kristen Abbott. “The Preposterous Publication History of Elizabeth I’s ‘Golden Speech.’” Women Writers Project, 2019, wwp.northeastern.edu/blog/golden-speech/.
Queen Elizabeth I (1533-1603) was born Elizabeth Tudor on September 7, 1533. She was the first daughter of King Henry VIII and only child of his second wife, Anne Boleyn. King Henry had her mother executed when Elizabeth was three