Quotation by Elizabeth I

I think he and I should get married!
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 de Silva, the Spanish Ambassador, when he told her that the Pope had a high opinion of her ability. Elizabeth was a Protestant, which had led to great political strife with those who wished to have a Roman Catholic monarch. Sought after by many noblemen, and urged by her countrymen to marry, Elizabeth steadfastly refused.
Surprise me with a
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