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Queen Elizabeth I

(1533-1603 / England)

Queen Elizabeth I
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  • ''My mortal foe can no ways wish me a greater harm than England's hate; neither should death be less welcome unto me than such a mishap betide me.''
    Elizabeth I (1533-1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 2, by Frederick Chamberlin (1...
  • When I received this [coronation] ring I solemnly bound myself in marriage to the realm; and it will be quite sufficient for the memorial of my name and for my glory, if, when I die, an inscription be...
    Elizabeth I (1533-1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 7, by Frederick Chamberlin (1...
  • It breedeth no small offence and scandal to see and consider upon the one part the curiosity and cost bestowed by all sorts of men upon their private houses; and on the other part the unclean and negl...
    Elizabeth I (1533-1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 10, by Frederick Chamberlin (...
  • ''Princes have big ears which hear far and near.''
    Elizabeth I (1533-1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 13, by Frederick Chamberlin (...
  • ''A fool too late bewares when all the peril is past.''
    Elizabeth I (1533-1603), Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 11, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923). To Sir...
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  • Godfrey Morris (6/27/2012 4:50:00 PM)

    LOL I didn't know her majesty Queen Elizabeth I was a poet too..... very interesting.

  • Megan Lacey (12/12/2007 2:35:00 AM)

    I am very suprised that 'On Monsieur's Departure', arguably Elizabeth's most famous foray into verse, is not posted here on PoemHunter.

  • Vikram Aarella - The Poem Shooter (5/30/2006 10:21:00 AM)

    Hmm, very interesting never knew that Elizabeth had written poems, interesting.

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