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For over a thousand years England has been a monarchy, meaning that it is ruled by kings and queens.

Queen Elizabeth I was on the throne of England in 1564 when Shakespeare was born.

Today England is a part of the UK and is ruled accordingly. There is a monarchy and Government.

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Elizabeth I to 1603, and James I thereafter.

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