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Elizabeth I (7 September 1533 – 24 March 1603) was Queen of England and Ireland from 17 November 1558 until her death. Sometimes called The Virgin Queen, Gloriana or Good Queen Bess, the childless Elizabeth was the fifth and last monarch of the Tudor dynasty. Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII by second wife, Anne Boleyn, who was executed two ...
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The Doubt Of Future Foes
The doubt of future foes exiles my present joy,
And wit me warns to shun such snares as threaten mine annoy;
For falsehood now doth flow, and subjects' faith doth ebb,
Which should not be if reason ruled or wisdom weaved the
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Written In Her French Psalter
No crooked leg, no bleared eye,
No part deformed out of kind,
Nor yet so ugly half can be
As is the inward suspicious mind.
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Written With A Diamond On Her Window At Woodstock
Much suspected by me,
Nothing proved can be,
Quoth Elizabeth prisoner.
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In Defiance Of Fortune
Never think you fortune can bear the sway
Where virtue's force can cause her to obey.
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When I Was Fair And Young
When I was fair and young, then favor graced me.
Of many was I sought their mistress for to be.
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Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
Monarchs ought to put to death the authors and instigators of war, as their sworn enemies and as dangers to their states.
11 November 2014
One man with a head on his shoulders is worth a dozen without.
11 November 2014
I do not choose that my grave should be dug while I am still alive.
11 November 2014
I would rather go to any extreme than suffer anything that is unworthy of my reputation, or of that of my crown.
11 November 2014
Madame d'Estampes and Madame de Valentinois make me fear that I should be only honoured by my husband as a queen and not loved by him as a woman.

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BRITAIN INVADED MY HOME 24 October 2019
F*UC QE1, SHE IS A C*M DRINKING, C*NT LIKING S*UT
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BRITAIN INVADED MY HOME 24 October 2019
QE1, SHE IS A AND A AND A
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Alieu sillah 20 November 2018
Poem about queen Elizabeth
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Godfrey Morris 27 June 2012
LOL I didn't know her majesty Queen Elizabeth I was a poet too..... very interesting.
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Megan Lacey 12 December 2007
I am very suprised that 'On Monsieur's Departure', arguably Elizabeth's most famous foray into verse, is not posted here on PoemHunter.
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Hmm, very interesting never knew that Elizabeth had written poems, interesting.
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