Wallace M. Barrus (b.1930),Court of Elizabeth Gathered, 20th century, black and white photograph, 15 9/16 x 19 9/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art. Queen Elizabeth I was born on this day in 1533. Perhaps one of the most famous English monarchs in history, Queen Elizabeth was known as a fierce and wise ruler. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.