A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I on wives


To the wife of the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Queen did not approve of married clergy. Madam, I may not call you; mistress, I am shamed to call you; and so I know not what to call you; but howsoever, I thank you.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: Harington, Brief View of the State of the Church,, 1607

Contributed by: Zaady