Elizabeth I

  1. Queen of England from 1558 to 1603; daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn; she succeeded Mary I (who was a Catholic) and restored Protestantism to England; during her reign Mary Queen of Scots was executed and the Spanish Armada was defeated; her reign was marked by prosperity and literary genius (1533-1603)
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  • The Church of England has always taken pride in its "comprehensiveness" - a British tolerance for theological diversity dating to Queen Elizabeth I, who combined element of Catholicism and Protestant ism to form a "bridge" between the two traditions. Pink Collars For Anglicans
  • He was more miserly with titles than any sovereign since Elizabeth I - ensuring, for example, that dukedoms were reserved for the royal family alone.
  • Between you and me, I think Elizabeth is a bit of a nightmare.
  • The secretary of Elizabeth I's Privy Council is supposed to have submitted the warrant for the execution of Mary Stuart several times, concealed in a pile of lesser bumf, to help the Queen get over the hump. Discourse.net: Pardon Update (Updated)
  • It is not clear whether Elizabeth is referring here to the deconstructionist theory of the late twentieth century which undermined the assumption that texts have intentional, recuperable meanings — in which case Kafka is a bad example, because his texts were recognized as being radically indeterminate in meaning well before the advent of poststructuralism — or whether she is saying that Kafka was a kind of prophet of deconstruction. Disturbing the Peace
  • His daughter Queen Elizabeth I was the first to wear paste jewellery to make herself look richer that she really was.
  • ‘I'm sorry, ma'am,’ Elizabeth instantly apologized, ‘I didn't mean to implore.’
  • When this picture-perfect Cotswolds village inn was ‘new’, Elizabeth I was still on the throne and Shakespeare was just starting to make a name for himself.
  • Elizabeth II came to the throne when Britain still enjoyed a society where deference joined with self respect.
  • When Queen Elizabeth II acceded to the throne in 1952 the United Kingdom was monocultural, hierarchical and deferential.
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