The word girl is sometimes used to refer to an adult female, usually a younger one.
In Europe, exceptions were rare before the printing press and the Reformation made literacy more widespread.
Following the execution of her mother, Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth was considered illegitimate.
Her education was for the most part ignored by Henry VIII.
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.
Her tutors were the most trusted advisors of her mother.