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Quotation by Elizabeth I
I do not so much rejoice that God hath made me to be a Queen, as to be a Queen over so thankful a people.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 6, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).
Said to the House of Commons when she disbanded Parliament in 1601 for the last time in her life.
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