Quotation by Elizabeth I

There is one thing higher than Royalty: and that is religion, which causes us to leave the world, and seek God.
Elizabeth I (1533–1603), British monarch, Queen of England (1558-1603). As quoted in The Sayings of Queen Elizabeth, ch. 9, by Frederick Chamberlin (1923).

Said to one of her attendants; reported by Fenelon, the French ambassador.
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