Many cultures have traditional customs to mark the "coming of age" of a girl or boy, to recognize their transition to adulthood, or to mark other milestones of their journey to maturity as children.
Japan has a coming-of-age ritual called Shichi-Go-San (七五三), which literally means "Seven-Five-Three".
Her tutors were the most trusted advisors of her mother.
She grew up to take on an important role by taking on the duties of a queen while her mother was pharaoh.
Her education was for the most part ignored by Henry VIII.
Remarkably, Henry VIII's widow, Catherine Parr, took an interest in the high intelligence of Elizabeth, and supported the decision to provide her with an impressive education after Henry's death, starting when Elizabeth was 9.
In Roman Catholic communities, Confirmation ceremonies are considered one of seven sacraments that a Catholic may receive during their life.
In casual context, the word has positive uses, as evidenced by its use in titles of popular music.In Europe, exceptions were rare before the printing press and the Reformation made literacy more widespread.One notable exception to the general neglect of girls' literacy is Queen Elizabeth I.In Ancient Egypt, the princess Neferure grew up under the reign of her mother, the woman Pharaoh Hatshepsut, who had inherited the throne after the death of her husband Thutmose II.Women in Ancient Egypt had a relatively high status in society, and as the daughter of the pharaoh, Neferura was provided with the best education possible.