Learn how to draw Queen Elizabeth the first of England real easy, with step by step instructions.
Accession means taking the place of the previous king or queen. In this portrait, the newly crowned Elizabeth wears the full costume she wore for her coronation at Westminster Abbey on 15 January 1559.
The original painting is very complicated, but I have tried to make it easy for you to draw for Tudor History or fashion projects.
This drawing is based on the Accession portrait which you can see at the National Portrait gallery in London –
See Cate Blanchette dressed in the same costume in this Video of Elizabeth the first’s coronation