To Robert Cecil on her death-bed. Must! Is must a word to be addressed to princes? Little man, little man! thy father, if he had been alive, durst not have used that word.
Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)
Source: J. R. Green, A Short History of the English People
Contributed by: Zaady
I will make you shorter by the head.
Source: Chamberlin, Sayings of Queen Elizabeth
To the Countess of Nottingham God may forgive you, but I never can.
Source: Hume, History of England Under the House of Tudor, vol. II, ch. 7
The daughter of debate*, that eke discord doth sow. * Mary, Queen of Scots
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