Queen Elizabeth I

1533 - 1603

A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I

I will make you shorter by the head.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: Chamberlin, Sayings of Queen Elizabeth

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A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I on forgiveness and god

To the Countess of Nottingham God may forgive you, but I never can.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: Hume, History of England Under the House of Tudor, vol. II, ch. 7

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A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I on daughters and debate

The daughter of debate*, that eke discord doth sow. * Mary, Queen of Scots

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: Chamberlin, Sayings of Queen Elizabeth

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A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I on body, heart, weakness, and women

I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too; and think foul scorn that Parma or Spain, or any prince of Europe, should dare to invade the borders of my realm.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: Speech, 8 Aug 1588, to the Troops at Tilbury on the approach of the Armada, 1588

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